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 Fall

10 hikes over 5 miles to explore in southeastern Massachusetts

If you think you need to travel to New Hampshire or western Massachusetts to go for a long hike, think again! The Buzzards Bay region is home to many trails that stretch for miles.

10 spectacular spots to watch the sunset over Buzzards Bay

Sunsets are beautiful all year long, but there’s something about the cool, clear air of fall that makes them especially great. Celebrate fall by watching the sun set over Buzzards Bay.

6 tips to enjoy the outdoors during hunting season

Hunting is permitted in many of the same places where people like to go hiking and walking. With proper awareness and some simple precautions, everybody can safely explore the outdoors.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Fall

Freetown-Fall River State Forest

For a true adventure in the woods, head to vast Freetown-Fall River State Forest, part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve.

East Over Reservation

With fields, stone walls, and golden yellow barns, East Over Reservation is a reminder of Rochester’s rural character.

Bourne Sisters Woodland

Discover quiet, hilly woods that feel forgotten by time at Bourne Sisters Woodland in Bourne.

Upcoming Events

Haunted Hike
Fri, October 20
5:30PM - 7:00PM
Smith Farm,
Dartmouth

Featured Adventures

11 places to explore in the Mattapoisett River Valley

From Snipatuit Pond to Mattapoisett Harbor, you can follow the course of the Mattapoisett River by taking a walk, paddle, boat trip, or picnic at these 11 places.

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How to protect yourself from ticks and insects on your next walk

When you’re outside on a walk or hike, take these simple precautions to keep you and your family safe from ticks and other insects.

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5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard on Buzzards Bay

Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.

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