The Buzzards Bay region is home to hundreds of places where you can explore the outdoors. Head to a park or conservation area and take to the trails on a hike through fields, forests, and salt marshes. Hit the beach on a sunny summer afternoon, or launch your boat into the water for a fun day of cruising on the waves. No matter where you are, you’ll find a fantastic place in your community to discover Buzzards Bay.
This quiet boat launch in Westport is the perfect place to begin a paddling adventure on the Westport River West Branch.
Glide down the tranquil Agawam River for a long paddle or a freshwater fishing trip from Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch in Wareham.
The Agawam River Trail in East Wareham offers a peaceful stroll, vistas of the Agawam River, and a paddling launch.
Discover rare trees, exotic flowers, and peaceful public green space at this richly landscaped former nursery in New Bedford.
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Dartmouth protects a delicate coastal ecosystem for migratory birds.
Apponagansett Park in Dartmouth is a fun summertime destination that truly offers something for everybody.
Take in some of the most breathtaking views on Martha's Vineyard from these trails above and around the Gay Head Cliffs.
The Arthur F. Dias Town Landing provides boaters with easy access to beautiful Apponagansett Bay in South Dartmouth.
Explore the remnants of World War II-era radio towers among Marion's woods and wetlands.
Explore a Marion cranberry bog that has been actively cultivated for over 80 years, with stunning views of woods and wetlands.
Barges Beach is part of Buzzards Bay Coalition's Cuttyhunk Reserves and located just off the ferry dock on Cuttyhunk Island. Local history and natural beauty come together on Barges Beach, a one-of-a-kind barrier beach on the east end of Cuttyhunk Island.
Whether you’re ready to go boating, paddling, or swimming, you’ll find a place to play at Barlows Landing in Bourne.
Have an island adventure on the pristine beaches and shallow waters of Bourne's Bassetts Island.
Explore Falmouth’s fascinating glacial past at Beebe Woods, a 400-acre swath of protected forest near Woods Hole.
Besse Park’s sport fishing pier in Wareham Center is a hotspot for local anglers looking for stripers and snapper blues.
Betty’s Neck in Lakeville offers miles of secluded trails and freshwater views in the Assawompset Pond Complex.
The deep, clear waters of Big Sandy Pond in Plymouth are a delight for freshwater anglers.
Birch Island in Wareham isn’t actually an island. But with river views in every direction, you might mistake it for one!
Escape the summer crowds at Falmouth's Black Beach or with a paddle through Great Sippewissett Marsh.
Savor the serenity to be found in the woods and along the shore of this strand of ponds that empty into Blackwater Brook.
Peek back into West Falmouth's agricultural history with a walk through Bourne Farm's open fields and hilly woodlands.
Bourne Recreation Area is a gateway to fishing, walking, and bicycling along scenic Cape Cod Canal.
Discover quiet, hilly woods that feel forgotten by time at Bourne Sisters Woodland in Bourne.
Take a short, scenic walk to the sandy shores of the Weweantic River at Brainard Marsh in Marion.
Discover spectacular coastal scenery among protected woods and wetlands at Brandt Island Cove District in Mattapoisett.
Hike, picnic, or bird watch among some of the Cape’s most unusual habitats at this Falmouth preserve.
Surround yourself with bird-filled salt marshes on a paddle through this water access-only preserve in Wareham.
Located in the urban North End of New Bedford, Brooklawn Park is refuge for local residents seeking some fresh air.
Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Bread and Cheese Brook along Brookside Conservation Area's streamside trail in Westport.
Escape from busy Wareham center and stop at Bryant Farm for a peaceful walk.