To protect drinking water, the Coalition and the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Fairhaven permanently protected 134 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River valley.
These six rowing clubs around Buzzards Bay offer the opportunity to learn how to row, meet new people, get some exercise, and appreciate our local waters.
With its clear, cool waters, Buzzards Bay is a swimmer’s dream. From salty waves to calm, sheltered coves, you can find a swimming spot that you’ll love. Practice your stroke for the Buzzards Bay Swim, or wade into the water at a sandy beach with your kids. No matter your swimming ability, you can make a splash here on Buzzards Bay!
Apponagansett Park in South Dartmouth is a fun summertime destination that truly offers something for everybody.
Whether you’re ready to go boating, paddling, or swimming, you’ll find a place to play at Barlows Landing in Bourne.
“Chappy,” as locals call Chapoquoit Beach in Falmouth, is a sandy, secluded spot far from Cape Cod's crowds.
With rolling waves and a long, sandy shoreline, Cherry & Webb Beach is a favorite summer destination for Westport residents.
Take an island excursion to Cuttyhunk and discover Church's Beach, a Buzzards Bay paradise with crystal-clear waters.
Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, hikers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.
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 sweeping water views, a sandy beach, and a historic coastal fort, Fort Phoenix is a treasure for local residents.
With a sandy beach, bike path, and fishing pier, Fort Taber Park offers sweeping Buzzards Bay views that are steeped in history.
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.
With calm waters and a roped-off swimming area, Hen Cove Beach in Bourne is perfect for families with small children.
In summer, Hiller's Cove Beach is a favorite destination for Mattapoisett families to splash in warm, calm waters.
With two miles of sand and surf, the 600-acre Horseneck Beach State Reservation is a recreational paradise in Westport.
Local residents can come to Jones Beach in Dartmouth enjoy the calm waters of Clarks Cove and fresh air off Buzzards Bay.
The sandy shores and gentle waves at Little Harbor Beach in Wareham are a wonderful way to enjoy life by the Bay.
The Lyman Reserve's diverse paradise of woods, wetlands, and salt marshes shelter rare sea-run brook trout in Red Brook.
In the heart of this quiet waterfront village, Mattapoisett Town Beach offers sandy shores and picturesque harbor views.
With its wide expanse of sand, Megansett Beach is a great spot for Falmouth residents to sit and watch sailboats on the harbor.
240 swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor early Saturday morning to celebrate clean water in Buzzards Bay during the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s 23rd annual Buzzards Bay Swim.
To kick off summer, our members shared 14 of their favorite places: harbors, beaches, trails, and all the other fantastic spots where people like you can discover Buzzards Bay summer long.
Three months, 97 emails, and 26 generous donors later, Bob Milne raised $1,080 for the Coalition at the 2015 Buzzards Bay Swim. It was an overwhelming show of support for Bob’s fitting tribute to his girlfriend's father.
Celebrate clean water at the Coalition's 23rd annual Buzzards Bay Swim on Saturday, June 25! Join more than 300 others who make a difference to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay. You can swim, volunteer, or cheer on swimmers as they cross outer New Bedford Harbor.