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

10 beautiful beaches on Buzzards Bay to visit this summer

It’s beach season, and there’s nowhere better to be than Buzzards Bay!

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.

17 sweet Buzzards Bay trails and beaches to visit before summer ends

Next time you’re craving a frosty treat after a big outdoor adventure, 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.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Spring

Horseneck Point Life-Saving Station

Discover Massachusetts' maritime history at Westport's Horseneck Point Life-Saving Station, one of the last of its kind in the state.

Cornell Farm

The idyllic pastures and sweeping salt marsh views at Cornell Farm in Dartmouth will captivate nature lovers of every age.

Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

Sample the diversity of Martha’s Vineyard habitats with a visit to Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary.

Upcoming Events

Summer Story Walks
Fri, July 30 -
Wed, August 18
Horseshoe Mill,
Wareham
Adult & Family Learn to Sail Program
Mon, August 02 -
Fri, August 06
Onset Bay Center,
Wareham
First Sail on Onset Bay
Thu, August 05
5:30PM - 7:00PM
Onset Bay Center,
Wareham

Featured Adventures

Seventeen places to see (hear and smell) the signs of spring

The best way to celebrate the spring season is to get outside and savor the re-awakening that is taking place. You’ll find the signs of spring in the woodlands, wetlands, salt marshes, and waters of Buzzards Bay. Here’s a quick list of places you are most likely to spy hopeful signs of the warmer weather that is on its way as well as some pointers on what to look for.

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Taking the time to be mindful in nature can be good for our health

A mindfulness walk can be good for mind, body, and soul. Best of all, it's an activity that can be done at any park or reserve near your home.

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Planning to get outside more in 2021?

In 2021, people are setting New Year's resolutions that center on celebrating nature in the thousands of acres of open space preserved for public access from Sakonnet Point and Westport to Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.

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