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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Apponagansett Park
Apponagansett Park

Apponagansett Park in Dartmouth is a fun summertime destination that truly offers something for everybody.

Barges Beach
Barges Beach

Local history and natural beauty come together on Barges Beach, a one-of-a-kind barrier beach on the east end of Cuttyhunk Island.

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.

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.

Brainard Marsh
Brainard Marsh

Take a short, scenic walk to the sandy shores of the Weweantic River at Brainard Marsh in Marion.

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.

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.

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.

Fort Phoenix State Reservation
Fort Phoenix State Reservation

With beautiful harbor views, a sandy beach, and a historic coastal fort, Fort Phoenix is a treasure for local residents.

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.

Gooseberry Island
Gooseberry Island

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

Goosewing Beach Preserve
Goosewing Beach Preserve

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

Gray Gables Beach
Gray Gables Beach

This sandy beach in Bourne is a local favorite thanks to its cozy neighborhood vibe and fascinating views of Cape Cod Canal.

Hen Cove Beach
Hen Cove Beach

With calm waters and a roped-off swimming area, Hen Cove Beach in Bourne is perfect for families with small children.

Hiller’s Cove Beach
Hiller’s Cove Beach

In summer, Hiller's Cove Beach is a favorite destination for Mattapoisett families to splash in warm, calm waters.

Horseneck Beach State Reservation
Horseneck Beach State Reservation

With two miles of sand and surf, the 600-acre Horseneck Beach State Reservation is a recreational paradise in Westport.

Jones Beach
Jones Beach

Local residents can come to Jones Beach in Dartmouth enjoy the calm waters of Clarks Cove and fresh air off Buzzards Bay.

Kettle Cove Beach
Kettle Cove Beach

This pristine crescent of sand is a peaceful place for boaters to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and beachcombing on private Naushon Island.

Knowles Beach
Knowles Beach

Escape the bustle of summer crowds on the quiet shores of Knowles Beach in Dartmouth.

Lawrence Island
Lawrence Island

Whether by foot or on a kayak, make time to explore the sandy, protected shores of Lawrence Island in Cataumet.

Little Harbor Beach
Little Harbor Beach

The sandy shores and gentle waves at Little Harbor Beach in Wareham are a wonderful way to enjoy life by the Bay.

Lyman Reserve
Lyman Reserve

This diverse paradise of woods, wetlands, and salt marshes in Plymouth shelters rare sea-run brook trout in Red Brook.

Mary’s Pond
Mary’s Pond

A natural kettle hole, Mary’s Pond in Rochester is a popular destination for picnicking, paddling, and fishing.

Mattapoisett Town Beach
Mattapoisett Town Beach

In the heart of this quiet waterfront village, Mattapoisett Town Beach offers sandy shores and picturesque harbor views.

Megansett Beach
Megansett Beach

With its wide expanse of sand, Megansett Beach is a great spot for Falmouth residents to sit and watch sailboats on the harbor.

Upcoming Events

Teens take action
Fri, September 25 -
Fri, November 06
Onset Bay Center ,
Wareham
2020 Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
Sun, October 04
Sakonnet Point, RI to New Bedford,
New Bedford
Pumpkin Day at Bourne Farm
Sat, October 10
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Bourne Farm,
Falmouth

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