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 Spring

6 signs of spring to search for around Buzzards Bay

Spring is in the air – and in rivers, forests, and shorelines around Buzzards Bay! Here are 6 exciting signs to look for as winter melts away.

13 places around Buzzards Bay to discover a vernal pool

Melting snow and spring rains create temporary forest pools wriggling with fascinating amphibian life.

12 spots around Buzzards Bay for awesome spring striper fishing

In April and May, striped bass and other fish begin to return to our shores – and so do the fishermen and women who love to catch them.

What to look for beachcombing on Buzzards Bay

Beachcombing is a four-season activity, and spring can bring interesting and new finds up onshore.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Spring

Tinkhamtown Woodlands

Tinkhamtown Woodlands and neighboring Woodcock Preserve include over 100 acres in the Mattapoisett River Reserve.

Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge

Walk through forests crisscrossed with old stone walls and discover vernal pools in spring at Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge.

Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens

Discover rare trees, exotic flowers, and peaceful public green space at this richly landscaped former nursery.

Upcoming Events

Junior Bird Club – Woodcock Dance Party
Tue, March 26
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary - Stone Barn Farm,
Early Spring Woodcock Walk
Wed, March 27
6:00PM - 8:00PM
The Lloyd Center for the Environment,
Thursday Morning Hike: Pratt Farm
Thu, March 28
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Oliver Mill Park,

Featured Adventures

Delicious coastal recipes to try using 12 ingredients you can harvest from Buzzards Bay

Clean water in Buzzards Bay has a delicious upside: fantastic seafood for your dinner table! Here are some classic and creative ways to prepare Buzzards Bay’s coastal favorites.

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Where to go beachcombing on Buzzards Bay — and 14 objects to look for

Beachcombing is a fun four-season activity that will help you get some fresh air and find fascinating treasures on the Bay's beaches.

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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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