An easy walking trail circles through peaceful Delano Memorial Forest, passing by the placid waters of the Sippican River.
Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.
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.
If you want to explore a classic Wareham landscape, Westgate Conservation Area is an ideal spot.
This engaging nature trail in Fairhaven is a welcoming spot for the whole community to discover nature's classroom.
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.
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.
Nestled along the Little River in South Dartmouth, this large hiking area is a must-see for outdoor explorers.
For a true adventure, head to vast Freetown-Fall River State Forest, part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve.
Explore nature, history, and spectacular coastal beauty along the rugged shores of Gooseberry Island in Westport.
From hilly glacial remnants to lush salt marshes, Great Neck Conservation Area in Wareham has something for everyone.
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.
Set on a hill overlooking Clarks Cove, Hazelwood Park is a destination for outdoor recreation in New Bedford's South End.
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.
Conserving land is one of the most important ways to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay. Since 1998, the Coalition has forever preserved more than 7,000 acres of land across our region.Read More ›
We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: