Discover Buzzards Bay

It’s your Bay, so get outside and enjoy it! From hiking and biking to fishing and paddling, you can discover Buzzards Bay at dozens of parks, trails, and beaches near you. Explore your favorite outdoor spot with friends and family, or attend an outdoor event and try a new adventure. Whatever your fancy, you’ll find it here on Buzzards Bay.

Things To Do This Summer

How (and where) to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay

Beneath the surface, Buzzards Bay is full of life! All you need is a mask and snorkel to explore the underwater worlds of these 11 places.

An expert's guide to paddling Buzzards Bay

From family-friendly adventures to challenges for experienced paddlers, Samantha Ladd has a new place for you to explore.

25 local fishing charters to get you out on the water

Whether you’re an expert angler or new to fishing, chartering a boat gives you an opportunity to fish Buzzards Bay’s deeper waters.

17 "sweet" trails and beaches to visit this summer

Check out this list of perfect pairings: 17 parks, beaches, and trails that are a stone’s throw from some of the area’s favorite ice cream shops.

Places To Go This Summer

Goosewing Beach Preserve

Escape the crowds for windswept dunes and crashing waves at Little Compton's Goosewing Beach Preserve.

Little Bay Conservation Area (Fairhaven)

Branch off from the main route of Fairhaven’s Phoenix Bike Trail to explore the scenic shoreline at Little Bay Conservation Area.

Wood Neck Beach & Little Sippewissett Marsh

With amazing water views and a lush natural setting, Wood Neck Beach is a summer destination for Falmouth families.

Things To Do

Upcoming Events

Marine Biological Laboratory Tours
Mon, July 01 -
Fri, August 30
Pierce Exhibit Center,
WHOI Walking Tours
Mon, July 01 -
Fri, August 30
WHOI Visitor Center,
Weekend Science Tours
Sat, July 06 -
Sat, August 31
MBL Exhibit Center,

Featured Adventures

A guide to Buzzards Bay islands you can explore

Though they may not have palm trees or coconuts, these 12 islands around Buzzards Bay do have beautiful views, fascinating histories, and exciting adventures to take on.

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41 places you can explore a salt marsh – and some wildlife you might find there

Looking for somewhere new to explore on the coast? Leave the beach crowds behind and explore a salt marsh!

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An expert’s guide to paddling Buzzards Bay

Whether you're a family looking for a relaxing adventure or an experienced paddler in need of a challenge, Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures owner Samantha Ladd has new places for you to explore.

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