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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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.

Goosewing Beach Preserve
Goosewing Beach Preserve

Escape the crowds for windswept dunes and crashing waves at Little Compton's Goosewing Beach Preserve.

Horseneck Point Life-Saving Station
Horseneck Point Life-Saving Station

Discover Massachusetts' maritime history at Westport's Horseneck Point Life-Saving Station, one of the last of its kind in the state.

Lloyd Center for the Environment
Lloyd Center for the Environment

This environmental education center in Dartmouth is also a destination for outdoor exploration on the Slocums River.

Myles Standish State Forest
Myles Standish State Forest

With over 12,000 acres to hike, bike, fish, camp, and hunt, you'll never run out of ways to have fun at Myles Standish in Carver.

Nobska Lighthouse
Nobska Lighthouse

Tour Falmouth's historic Nobska Lighthouse, standing since 1876, or explore the shoreline and go fishing on Nobska Point.

Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center
Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center

Discover your Buzzards Bay at this free environmental exploration center in downtown New Bedford.

The Sawmill
The Sawmill

At the edge of New Bedford’s urban North End sits The Sawmill, a 19-acre former lumber yard on the Acushnet River.

Upcoming Events

Buzzards Bay Swim
Sat, June 18
6:30AM - 10:30AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation,
Fairhaven
2022 Falmouth Road Race
Sun, August 21
Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights,
Falmouth
2022 Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
Sun, October 02
Sakonnnet Point to Woods Hole,
Falmouth

Things To Do