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.

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Things To Do This Summer

8 great spots to go open-water swimming

Whether you’re training for the Buzzards Bay Swim, learning how to be a better swimmer, or just soaking up some sun — open-water swimming is great exercise and good old-fashioned fun!

How to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay

Looking for a new way to cool off from summer’s heat? Snorkeling is just the ticket! Here’s everything you need to know to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay this summer.

5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard

If you want to try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear, these five local outfitters offer kayak and paddleboard rentals so you can set off on a paddling adventure!

How to catch blue crabs with your kids

If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive activity to do with your kids, then we have one word for you: crabbing! Here’s everything you need to know about crabbing in Buzzards Bay.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Summer

Demarest Lloyd State Park

Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.

Onset Beach

Families flock to kid-friendly Onset Beach in Wareham thanks to its protected waters, beautiful scenery, and central location.

Old Silver Beach

For a classic sandy beach to enjoy in summer, Old Silver Beach in Falmouth is a top destination on Buzzards Bay.

Upcoming Events

Trail Running 101
Sat, July 14 -
Sun, September 16
Wildlands Trust,
Plymouth
Woods Hole Walking Tour
Sat, July 14 -
Sun, August 26
Marine Biological Laboratory Exhibit Center,
Falmouth
Intro to Woods Hole by Kayak
Sat, July 21
8:30AM - 3:00PM
Great Harbor Boat Ramp,
Falmouth

Featured Adventures

13 spots to go trail running around southeastern Massachusetts

Combine the benefits of running with the pleasure of connecting with the great outdoors on one of these 13 trails around the region.

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10 Buzzards Bay herring runs to visit this spring

With spring comes the sound of songbirds, the sight of colorful flowers, the feeling of warm sunshine – and migratory river herring returning to Buzzards Bay’s waters. Catch a glimpse of river herring at one of these 10 herring runs around the region.

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14 places to learn how to sail on Buzzards Bay this summer

If you’ve ever watched sailboats breeze by in summer and wondered how you or your kids could learn how to sail, then you’re in luck. These 14 locations offer group and private sailing lessons that will help you get out on the water in no time!

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