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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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.

Aquinnah Headlands Preserve
Aquinnah Headlands Preserve

Take in some of the most breathtaking views on Martha's Vineyard from these trails above and around the Gay Head Cliffs.

Aucoot Woods: White Eagle Parcel
Aucoot Woods: White Eagle Parcel

Explore a Marion cranberry bog that has been actively cultivated for over 80 years, with stunning views of woods and wetlands.

Beebe Woods
Beebe Woods

Explore Falmouth’s fascinating glacial past at Beebe Woods, a 400-acre swath of protected forest near Woods Hole.

Betty’s Neck
Betty’s Neck

Betty’s Neck in Lakeville offers miles of secluded trails and freshwater views in the Assawompset Pond Complex.

Birch Island Conservation Area
Birch Island Conservation Area

Birch Island in Wareham isn’t actually an island. But with river views in every direction, you might mistake it for one!

Bourne Farm
Bourne Farm

Peek back into West Falmouth's agricultural history with a walk through Bourne Farm's open fields and hilly woodlands.

Bourne Recreation Area
Bourne Recreation Area

Bourne Recreation Area is a gateway to fishing, walking, and bicycling along scenic Cape Cod Canal.

Bourne Sisters Woodland
Bourne Sisters Woodland

Discover quiet, hilly woods that feel forgotten by time at Bourne Sisters Woodland in Bourne.

Brandt Island Cove District
Brandt Island Cove District

Discover spectacular coastal scenery among protected woods and wetlands at Brandt Island Cove District in Mattapoisett.

Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area
Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area

Hike, picnic, or bird watch among some of the Cape’s most unusual habitats at this Falmouth preserve.

Brooklawn Park
Brooklawn Park

Located in the urban North End of New Bedford, Brooklawn Park is refuge for local residents seeking some fresh air.

Buttonwood Park
Buttonwood Park

Known as the “crown jewel” of New Bedford, Buttonwood Park is an oasis of nature and recreation in the city.

Buzzards Bay Recreation Area
Buzzards Bay Recreation Area

Explore the Cape Cod Canal from Buzzards Bay Recreation Area in Bourne, located at the foot of the iconic railroad bridge.

Cape Cod Canal Bikeway
Cape Cod Canal Bikeway

If you want to take an easygoing, scenic bike ride, look no further than the Cape Cod Canal Bikeway in Bourne.

Cardoza Farm
Cardoza Farm

Follow a trail through a bird-filled meadow and into quiet woodlands at this former farm in West Falmouth.

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.

Carvalho Farm
Carvalho Farm

An array of stunning habitats fit into a small package at this Fairhaven preserve, featuring fields, forests, and wetlands.

Cataumet Greenway
Cataumet Greenway

See a sampling of all of Bourne’s vibrant natural scenery on one walk when you visit Cataumet Greenway.

Charles R. Washburn Memorial Park
Charles R. Washburn Memorial Park

Marion’s popular Washburn Park hearkens back to the historic town common where locals can walk and play.

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 Wildlife Conservation Area
Church Wildlife Conservation Area

With a cozy picnic table nestled in a grove of trees, Church Wildlife Conservation Area in Rochester is a lovely picnic spot.

Church’s Field
Church’s Field

Hunt for remnants of an old settlement among fields and forest along the Mattapoisett River at Church's Field in Rochester.

Collins Woodlot
Collins Woodlot

Collins Woodlot in Falmouth offers great hiking along two miles of trail through wild-feeling forest.

Copicut Woods
Copicut Woods

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

Cornell Farm
Cornell Farm

The idyllic pastures and sweeping salt marsh views at Cornell Farm in Dartmouth will captivate nature lovers of every age.

Davis-Douglas Conservation Area
Davis-Douglas Conservation Area

Make community connections and explore a unique wilderness at Davis-Douglas Conservation Area, the headquarters of the Wildlands Trust.

Delano Memorial Forest
Delano Memorial Forest

An easy walking trail circles through peaceful Delano Memorial Forest, passing by the placid waters of the Sippican River.

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.

Destruction Brook Woods
Destruction Brook Woods

Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.

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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