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 Spring

9 fun ways to spring back outside as winter ends

Cold winter weather left you with cabin fever? There’s no need to wait until summer to get outside and enjoying our woods, wetlands, and shorelines!

12 spots around Buzzards Bay for awesome spring striper fishing

In April and May, striped bass and other fish begin to return to our shores – and so do the fishermen and women who love to catch them.

13 places around Buzzards Bay to discover a vernal pool

Melting snow and spring rains create temporary forest pools wriggling with fascinating amphibian life.

6 signs of spring to search for around Buzzards Bay

Spring is in the air – and in rivers, forests, and shorelines around Buzzards Bay! Here are 6 exciting signs to look for as winter melts away.

Places To Go This Spring

Headwaters Conservation Area

Explore dense forests, forested wetlands, and wildflower-rich former farmland at Headwaters Conservation Area in Westport.

Tinkhamtown Woodlands

Tinkhamtown Woodlands and neighboring Woodcock Preserve include over 100 acres in the Mattapoisett River Reserve.

Carter Beal Conservation Area

From the fish ladder to the glacial moraine, explore Bourne's natural history at Carter Beal Conservation Area.

Things To Do

Upcoming Events

StoryWalk: A Rainbow of My Own
Wed, May 01 -
Fri, May 31
Ridge Hill Reserve,
Dartmouth
StoryWalk: The Peace Book
Wed, May 01 -
Fri, May 31
Paskamansett Woods,
Dartmouth
StoryWalk: Swimming Home
Sat, May 11 -
Sun, June 02
The Sawmill,
Acushnet

Featured Adventures

25 local fishing charters to get you out on Buzzards Bay

Chartering a boat gives you an opportunity to fish Buzzards Bay's deeper waters with the guidance of experienced captains.

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9 fun ways to spring back outside as winter ends

There’s no need to wait until the start of summer to get outside and enjoy woods, wetlands, and shorelines around Buzzards Bay.

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Delicious coastal recipes to try using 12 ingredients you can harvest from Buzzards Bay

Clean water in Buzzards Bay has a delicious upside: fantastic seafood for your dinner table! Here are some classic and creative ways to prepare some of Buzzards Bay’s coastal favorites.

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