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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Adamsville Landing
Adamsville Landing

This quiet boat launch in Westport is the perfect place to begin a paddling adventure on the Westport River West Branch.

Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch
Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch

Glide down the tranquil Agawam River for a long paddle or a freshwater fishing trip from Agawam Mill Pond Boat Launch in Wareham.

Arthur F. Dias Town Landing
Arthur F. Dias Town Landing

The Arthur F. Dias Town Landing provides boaters with easy access to beautiful Apponagansett Bay in South Dartmouth.

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.

Big Sandy Pond State Boat Ramp
Big Sandy Pond State Boat Ramp

The deep, clear waters of Big Sandy Pond in Plymouth are a delight for freshwater anglers.

DePina Landing
DePina Landing

Launch a kayak from DePina Landing in Marion to explore the Sippican River’s rich natural habitats.

East Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp
East Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp

Just south of the hurricane barrier, this public boat ramp offers boaters and anglers access to outer New Bedford Harbor.

Edgewater Street Kayak Launch
Edgewater Street Kayak Launch

Explore picturesque marshes by kayak or spend the afternoon digging for clams on the edge of Little Bay in Fairhaven.

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.

Emma Tripp Landing
Emma Tripp Landing

This small Westport landing is a great place launch a kayak or go quahogging, surrounded by the unique habitat of the lower Westport River.

Fearing Hill Swamp
Fearing Hill Swamp

Canoe or kayak upstream from Fearing Hill Swamp in Wareham to explore the Weweantic River's protected wooded shores.

Gaffney Road Landing
Gaffney Road Landing

Take a paddling adventure on the gorgeous Slocums River in Dartmouth from this small town-owned landing.

George E. Wood Memorial Fishermen’s Access Ramp
George E. Wood Memorial Fishermen’s Access Ramp

Explore Snipatuit Pond on a canoe, kayak, or small boat from this state launch ramp in Rochester.

Gifford Street Boat Ramp
Gifford Street Boat Ramp

The Gifford Street Boat Ramp provides boaters and paddlers with easy access to the protected waters of inner New Bedford Harbor.

Gooseberry Island
Gooseberry Island

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

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.

Great Harbor Landing
Great Harbor Landing

This Woods Hole boat ramp is a gateway for boaters and anglers to the waters of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

Great Herring Pond Boat Ramp
Great Herring Pond Boat Ramp

This Bourne boat ramp is a great place to launch paddle crafts or small boats, as well as a popular fishing spot.

Hen Cove Landing
Hen Cove Landing

Launch from Hen Cove Landing in Pocasset to reach Red Brook Harbor, one of Cape Cod’s favorite boating destinations.

Hix Bridge Landing
Hix Bridge Landing

Set on the upper East Branch of the Westport River, Hix Bridge Landing is a place to launch a boat or kayak into the river.

Hoppy’s Landing
Hoppy’s Landing

Called a “fisherman’s paradise," Hoppy’s Landing on West Island in Fairhaven is your gateway to Buzzards Bay.

Ice House (Miles) Pond
Ice House (Miles) Pond

Cool off at Falmouth’s Ice House Pond, a 7-acre kettle pond that's open for swimming, fishing, canoeing, and ice skating.

Island Wharf
Island Wharf

Boaters and paddlers will find a place to launch and keep their boats at this wharf and park on Sippican Harbor in Marion.

Mary’s Pond
Mary’s Pond

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

Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp
Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp

Set off on a Pocasset Harbor paddling adventure from the Massasoit Avenue Boat Ramp in Bourne.

Mattapoisett Town Landing
Mattapoisett Town Landing

Take a scenic paddle on Mattapoisett Harbor and the mouth of the Mattapoisett River from Mattapoisett Town Landing.

Mattapoisett Town Wharf
Mattapoisett Town Wharf

Boaters cruising into Mattapoisett Harbor will find ample tie-up space and amenities at these five historic wharves.

Megansett Harbor Landing
Megansett Harbor Landing

For boaters on Cape Cod, Megansett Harbor Landing in North Falmouth is an awesome gateway to Buzzards Bay.

New Bedford Reservoir
New Bedford Reservoir

Known by locals as "Lake Street," the New Bedford Reservoir in Acushnet is a peaceful destination for fishing and paddling.

Old Landing Wharf
Old Landing Wharf

Water-loving Marion residents can begin a day of boating or kayaking from Old Landing Wharf on Sippican 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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