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 Winter

15 places to discover the best of winter around Buzzards Bay

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

7 spots to go snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

If you’ve never gone snowshoeing or cross-country skiing before, this winter is the perfect time to give it a try! These 7 spots have wide, well-groomed trails that are easy to explore on skis or snowshoes.

5 tips and places for winter seal watching on Buzzards Bay

During the colder months of the year, Buzzards Bay hosts some beautiful and wild guests from the north: seals. These playful mammals are delightful to see lounging on rocks along the Bay’s shoreline in winter.

14 birds to watch for on Buzzards Bay this winter

Sure, winter can be a bit chilly. But if you venture outdoors during our coldest months, you’ll find a vibrant variety of birds visiting Buzzards Bay. Here are 14 species you might see and some places you can see them.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Winter

LaPalme Farm

With nearly 50 acres of meadows and forests on the Acushnet River, LaPalme Farm celebrates Acushnet’s pastoral charm.

Myles Standish State Forest

With over 12,000 acres to hike, bike, fish, camp, and hunt, you'll never run out of ways to have fun at Myles Standish in Carver.

Four Ponds Conservation Area – Bourne Town Forest

Explore tranquil ponds, wetlands, and woods at Bourne's Four Ponds Conservation Area and Town Forest in Pocasset.

Upcoming Events

Bird Walk
Sun, March 11
Park & Ride,
Spring Equinox Sunset Stroll
Tue, March 20
6:15PM - 7:15PM
Gooseberry Island,

Featured Adventures

How (and where) to go geocaching around Buzzards Bay

Looking for a new way to get outside and explore Buzzards Bay’s special places? Try geocaching: a modern-day version of treasure hunting.

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14 peaceful pond walks to discover around Buzzards Bay this winter

When you stop to appreciate the view, remember that all of these ponds are somehow linked to Buzzards Bay: whether through streams, via groundwater, or simply as part of the web of life in our region.

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52 new places to explore around Buzzards Bay in the new year

Set a resolution to discover one of these 52 places each week in the new year. We bet there's many spots on this list you've never explored!

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