Find a Place

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.

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Adamsville Landing
Adamsville Landing

This quiet boat launch in Westport is the perfect place to begin a paddling adventure on the Westport River West Branch.

Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch
Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch

Glide down the tranquil Agawam River for a long paddle or a freshwater fishing trip from Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch in Wareham.

Agawam River Trail
Agawam River Trail

The Agawam River Trail in East Wareham offers a peaceful stroll, vistas of the Agawam River, and a paddling launch.

Arthur F. Dias Town Landing
Arthur F. Dias Town Landing

The Arthur F. Dias Town Landing provides boaters with easy access to beautiful Apponagansett Bay in South Dartmouth.

Barlows Landing
Barlows Landing

Whether you’re ready to go boating, paddling, or swimming, you’ll find a place to play at Barlows Landing in Bourne.

Bassetts Island
Bassetts Island

Have an island adventure on the pristine beaches and shallow waters of Bourne's Bassetts Island.

Big Sandy Pond State Boat Ramp
Big Sandy Pond State Boat Ramp

The deep, clear waters of Big Sandy Pond in Plymouth are a delight for freshwater anglers.

Black Beach & Great Sippewissett Marsh
Black Beach & Great Sippewissett Marsh

Escape the summer crowds at Falmouth's Black Beach or with a paddle through Great Sippewissett Marsh.

Broad Marsh Conservation Area
Broad Marsh Conservation Area

Surround yourself with bird-filled salt marshes on a paddle through this water access-only preserve in Wareham.

Bull Island
Bull Island

Take a peaceful picnic or stretch your legs with a picturesque walk on Bull Island, nestled inside Naushon’s Hadley Harbor.

Carter Beal Conservation Area
Carter Beal Conservation Area

From the fish ladder to the glacial moraine, explore Bourne's natural history at Carter Beal Conservation Area.

Chapoquoit Beach
Chapoquoit Beach

“Chappy,” as locals call Chapoquoit Beach in Falmouth, is a sandy, secluded spot far from Cape Cod's crowds.

Cherry & Webb Beach
Cherry & Webb Beach

With rolling waves and a long, sandy shoreline, Cherry & Webb Beach is a favorite summer destination for Westport residents.

Church’s Beach
Church’s Beach

Take an island excursion to Cuttyhunk and discover Church's Beach, a Buzzards Bay paradise with crystal-clear waters.

Demarest Lloyd State Park
Demarest Lloyd State Park

Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.

DePina Landing
DePina Landing

Launch a kayak from DePina Landing in Marion to explore the Sippican River’s rich natural habitats.

East Beach (New Bedford)
East Beach (New Bedford)

A wide, sandy beach on outer New Bedford Harbor, East Beach is a summertime destination for city families.

East Beach (Westport)
East Beach (Westport)

This rocky stretch in Westport offers stunning views of the Elizabeth Islands across the Bay’s sparkling waters.

East Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp
East Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp

Just south of the hurricane barrier, this public boat ramp offers boaters and anglers access to outer New Bedford Harbor.

Edgewater Street Kayak Launch
Edgewater Street Kayak Launch

Explore picturesque marshes by kayak or spend the afternoon digging for clams on the edge of Little Bay in Fairhaven.

Electric Avenue Beach and Boat Ramp
Electric Avenue Beach and Boat Ramp

Come down to Electric Avenue to discover an intimate beach and boat ramp a stone’s throw from the Cape Cod Canal.

Emma Tripp Landing
Emma Tripp Landing

This small Westport landing is a great place launch a kayak or go quahogging, surrounded by the unique habitat of the lower Westport River.

Fearing Hill Swamp
Fearing Hill Swamp

Canoe or kayak upstream from Fearing Hill Swamp in Wareham to explore the Weweantic River's protected wooded shores.

Forge Pond Conservation Area
Forge Pond Conservation Area

From fishing to hiking to paddling, discover a variety of activities on this eight-acre Westport property.

Fort Taber Park
Fort Taber Park

With a sandy beach, bike path, and fishing pier, Fort Taber Park offers sweeping Buzzards Bay views steeped in history.

Gaffney Road Landing
Gaffney Road Landing

Take a paddling adventure on the gorgeous Slocums River in Dartmouth from this small town-owned landing.

George E. Wood Memorial Fishermen’s Access Ramp
George E. Wood Memorial Fishermen’s Access Ramp

Explore Snipatuit Pond on a canoe, kayak, or small boat from this state launch ramp in Rochester.

Gifford Street Boat Ramp
Gifford Street Boat Ramp

The Gifford Street Boat Ramp provides boaters and paddlers with easy access to the protected waters of inner New Bedford Harbor.

Goodwill Park
Goodwill Park

Families flock to Goodwill Park in Falmouth to enjoy grassy lawns and sandy beach along the cool waters of Grews Pond.

Gooseberry Island
Gooseberry Island

Explore nature, history, and spectacular coastal beauty along the rugged shores of Gooseberry Island in Westport.

Upcoming Events

Wading for Wednesday
Wed, December 02
2:00PM
Shell Point Beach,
Wareham
New Bedford Casual Bakery Bike Tour
Sat, December 05
9:30AM
Buzzards Bay Coalition HQ,
New Bedford
Bird Tour: Shaw Farm
Mon, December 07
9:00AM
Shaw Farm Trail,
Fairhaven

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