Swim, kayak, snorkel, and beachcomb while enjoying a sweeping lighthouse view from the shores of Tarpaulin Cove Beach, on the southern side of Naushon Island. This beach is one of three on this private island where public visitors are welcome, courtesy of the Naushon Island Trust. Help preserve Naushon’s natural beauty by following all posted rules, and do not explore beyond the beach.
The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration, protection, and sustainable use and enjoyment of our irreplaceable Bay and its watershed. Explore the pages below to learn more about our work to save Buzzards Bay.