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 Winter

Clear and bright: winter brings excellent conditions for stargazing

When the days grow short, nature offers consolation: an amazing light show that takes place every clear evening.

15 places to discover the best of winter around Buzzards Bay

For those who bundle up and brave the weather, winter on Buzzards Bay is a treasure trove: quiet beaches, beautiful evergreens, surprise wildlife sightings, sparkling snow, and outdoor adventures that aren’t available during the warmer seasons.

10 places to look for bald eagles in southeastern Massachusetts

Bald eagles are beginning to return to the Buzzards Bay region, thanks to strong protections and a successful reintroduction program. If you haven’t seen one, you should go look.

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Places To Go This Winter

Destruction Brook Woods

Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.

Nasketucket Bay State Reservation

Nasketucket Bay State Reservation's 200 acres of coastal forests in Mattapoisett are a treasure for all ages.

Cataumet Greenway

See a sampling of all of Bourne’s vibrant natural scenery on one walk when you visit Cataumet Greenway.

Upcoming Events

Wading for Wednesday
Wed, December 02
2:00PM
Shell Point Beach,
Wareham
New Bedford Casual Bakery Bike Tour
Sat, December 05
9:30AM
Buzzards Bay Coalition HQ,
New Bedford
Bird Tour: Shaw Farm
Mon, December 07
9:00AM
Shaw Farm Trail,
Fairhaven

Featured Adventures

Clear and bright: winter brings excellent conditions for stargazing

When the days grow short, nature offers consolation: an amazing light show that takes place every clear evening. Winter is a fantastic time for stargazing here in New England.

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11 great places for trail running in the fall and winter

Immerse yourself in nature by hitting the trails. Take this list of 11 great places for trail running around Buzzards Bay, and go on an adventure.

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10 beautiful beaches on Buzzards Bay to visit this summer

Some of these Buzzards Bay beaches are crowd favorites, while others are hidden gems waiting for you to discover.

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