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.
Apponagansett Park in Dartmouth is a fun summertime destination that truly offers something for everybody.
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.
Escape the summer crowds at Falmouth's Black Beach or with a paddle through Great Sippewissett Marsh.
Take a short, scenic walk to the sandy shores of the Weweantic River at Brainard Marsh in Marion.
Sample the diversity of Martha’s Vineyard habitats with a visit to Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary.
“Chappy,” as locals call Chapoquoit Beach in Falmouth, is a sandy, secluded spot far from Cape Cod's crowds.
With rolling waves and a long, sandy shoreline, Cherry & Webb Beach is a favorite summer destination for Westport residents.
Take an island excursion to Cuttyhunk and discover Church's Beach, a Buzzards Bay paradise with crystal-clear waters.
Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.
A wide, sandy beach on outer New Bedford Harbor, East Beach is a summertime destination for city families.
This rocky stretch in Westport offers stunning views of the Elizabeth Islands across the Bay’s sparkling waters.
Come down to Electric Avenue to discover an intimate beach and boat ramp a stone’s throw from the Cape Cod Canal.
With beautiful harbor views, a sandy beach, and a historic coastal fort, Fort Phoenix is a treasure for local residents.
With a sandy beach, bike path, and fishing pier, Fort Taber Park offers sweeping Buzzards Bay views steeped in history.
Explore nature, history, and spectacular coastal beauty along the rugged shores of Gooseberry Island in Westport.
Escape the crowds for windswept dunes and crashing waves at Little Compton's Goosewing Beach Preserve.
This sandy beach in Bourne is a local favorite thanks to its cozy neighborhood vibe and fascinating views of Cape Cod Canal.
Great Rock Bight Preserve offers a secluded beach great swimming, sunbathing, surfcasting and sunsets, plus other habitat treasures.
With calm waters and a roped-off swimming area, Hen Cove Beach in Bourne is perfect for families with small children.
In summer, Hiller's Cove Beach is a favorite destination for Mattapoisett families to splash in warm, calm waters.
With two miles of sand and surf, the 600-acre Horseneck Beach State Reservation is a recreational paradise in Westport.
Local residents can come to Jones Beach in Dartmouth enjoy the calm waters of Clarks Cove and fresh air off Buzzards Bay.
This pristine crescent of sand is a peaceful place for boaters to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and beachcombing on private Naushon Island.
Escape the bustle of summer crowds on the quiet shores of Knowles Beach in Dartmouth.
Whether by foot or on a kayak, make time to explore the sandy, protected shores of Lawrence Island in Cataumet.
The sandy shores and gentle waves at Little Harbor Beach in Wareham are a wonderful way to enjoy life by the Bay.
This diverse paradise of woods, wetlands, and salt marshes in Plymouth shelters rare sea-run brook trout in Red Brook.
A natural kettle hole, Mary’s Pond in Rochester is a popular destination for picnicking, paddling, and fishing.