Set on Cohasset Narrows – a winding band of water that flows from Buttermilk Bay to the head of Buzzards Bay – the beach and boat ramp at Electric Avenue are a delightful destination for Bourne residents. The facilities here aren’t too big or cramped, so you can enjoy fun summer activities like swimming, fishing, beachcombing, and paddling without the crowds.
In addition to the beach, Electric Avenue has a boat ramp where locals can launch powerboats, small watercraft, and kayaks and paddleboards. From here, you can head up into Buttermilk Bay or down to Buzzards Bay where it meets the Cape Cod Canal. It’s a great place to launch a kayak for a paddling adventure around Buttermilk Bay.
Habitats & Wildlife
The shoreline of Cohasset Narrows is mostly developed. But if you paddle up toward Buttermilk Bay, you’ll find a shallow, protected body of water that attracts lots of fish and bird species. Head in the other direction toward Buzzards Bay and the Cape Cod Canal in a boat, and you’ll soon reach striper fishing hotspots like Wings Neck and Mashnee Flats.