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 Fall

7 spooky Halloween walks to take in Southeastern Massachusetts

Legends about ghosts, witches, shipwrecks, and spirits abound throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Because it’s fun to have a little bit of a scare this time of year, visit one of these 7 spots around the Buzzards Bay region for a great walk and a spooky story.

41 places to enjoy fall foliage in southeastern Massachusetts

Fall is upon us in southeastern Massachusetts. We’ve compiled a list of 41 beautiful places to get outside and enjoy this vibrant season.

13 scenic cranberry bog walks in the Buzzards Bay region

Nothing says fall in the Buzzards Bay region quite like the annual cranberry harvest. We’ve highlighted 13 local trails where you can take a walk by a cranberry bog.

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Places To Go This Fall

Copicut Woods

Part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, Copicut Woods in Fall River showcases unique natural features.

The Sawmill

At the edge of New Bedford’s urban North End sits The Sawmill, a 19-acre former lumber yard on the Acushnet River.

The Bogs

In the heart of the Mattapoisett River valley lies The Bogs, an oasis of forests, freshwater swamps, and cranberry bogs.

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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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