Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.
The Doggett's Brook nature trail tucked into the woods behind the ball fields in Rochester is perfect for a walk after a game.
A wide, sandy beach on outer New Bedford Harbor, East Beach is a summertime destination for city families.
This rocky stretch in Westport offers stunning views of the Elizabeth Islands across the Bay’s sparkling waters.
With fields, stone walls, and golden yellow barns, East Over Reservation is a reminder of Rochester’s rural character.
These two tracts are part of a network of local conservation areas in Marion and Rochester that you can explore.
Rock down to Electric Avenue to discover an intimate beach and boat ramp a stone’s throw from the Cape Cod Canal.
A natural oasis hidden in the North End of New Bedford, Flora B. Peirce Nature Trail takes visitors on a tour of forest life.
With a sandy beach, bike path, and fishing pier, Fort Taber Park offers sweeping Buzzards Bay views that are steeped in history.
Explore tranquil ponds, wetlands, and woods at Bourne's Four Ponds Conservation Area and Town Forest in Pocasset.
For a true adventure in the woods, head to vast Freetown-Fall River State Forest, part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve.
Take a paddling adventure on the gorgeous Slocums River in Dartmouth from this small town-owned landing.
Explore nature, history, and spectacular coastal beauty along the rugged shores of Gooseberry Island in Westport.
This sandy beach in Bourne is a local favorite thanks to its cozy neighborhood vibe and fascinating views of Cape Cod Canal.
Explore pine forests and salt marshes overlooking the entrance to the Cape Cod Canal at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary.
Discover Plymouth’s peaceful ponds and woodlands by foot or canoe at Halfway Pond Conservation Area.
Head of Westport Town Landing is a quaint spot for paddlers to begin a journey down the Westport River East Branch.
With calm waters and a roped-off swimming area, Hen Cove Beach in Bourne is perfect for families with small children.
Herb Hadfield's woods, wetlands, and meadows surround Angeline Brook, a pristine coldwater trout stream in Westport.
Herring Run Recreation Area's name tells you why it's special — it's home to a herring run on Cape Cod Canal.