Known as the “crown jewel” of New Bedford, Buttonwood Park is an oasis of nature and recreation in the city.
Explore the Cape Cod Canal from Buzzards Bay Recreation Area in Bourne, located at the foot of the iconic railroad bridge.
Follow a trail through a bird-filled meadow and into quiet woodlands at this former farm in West Falmouth.
From the fish ladder to the glacial moraine, explore Bourne's natural history at Carter Beal Conservation Area.
See a sampling of all of Bourne’s vibrant natural scenery on one walk when you visit Cataumet Greenway.
“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.
With a cozy picnic table nestled in a grove of trees, Church Wildlife Conservation Area in Rochester is a lovely picnic spot.
Hunt for remnants of an old settlement among fields and forest along the Mattapoisett River at Church's Field in Rochester.
Collins Woodlot in Falmouth offers great hiking along two miles of trail through wild-feeling forest.
The idyllic pastures and sweeping salt marsh views at Cornell Farm in Dartmouth will captivate nature lovers of every age.
With its short trail through the forest, Davis Park in Acushnet is perfect for a brief escape to nature.
An easy walking trail circles through peaceful Delano Memorial Forest, passing by the placid waters of the Sippican River.
Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.
Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.
The Doggett's Brook nature trail tucked into the woods behind the ball fields in Rochester is perfect for a walk after a game.
Explore forest, streams, wetlands, and a summer corn field, all at Dunham's Brook Conservation Area in Westport.
A wide, sandy beach on outer New Bedford Harbor, East Beach is a summertime destination for city families.
This engaging nature trail in Fairhaven is a welcoming spot for the whole community to discover nature's classroom.
With fields, stone walls, and golden yellow barns, East Over Reservation is a reminder of Rochester’s rural character.
These two tracts are part of a network of local conservation areas in Marion and Rochester that you can explore.