“Chappy,” as locals call Chapoquoit Beach in Falmouth, is a sandy, secluded spot far from Cape Cod's crowds.
Marion’s popular Washburn Park hearkens back to the historic town common where locals can walk and play.
With a cozy picnic table nestled in a grove of trees, Church Wildlife Conservation Area in Rochester is a lovely picnic spot.
Take an island excursion to Cuttyhunk and discover Church's Beach, a Buzzards Bay paradise with crystal-clear waters.
Collins Woodlot in Falmouth offers great hiking along two miles of trail through wild-feeling forest.
Part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, Copicut Woods in Fall River showcases unique natural features.
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.
Launch a kayak from DePina Landing in Marion to explore the Sippican River’s rich natural habitats.
Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.
If you want to explore a classic Wareham landscape, Westgate Conservation Area is an ideal spot.
Explore forest, streams, wetlands, and a summer corn field, all at Dunham's Brook Conservation Area in Westport.
This rocky stretch in Westport offers stunning views of the Elizabeth Islands across the Bay’s sparkling waters.
This engaging nature trail in Fairhaven is a welcoming spot for the whole community to discover nature's classroom.
These two tracts are part of a network of local conservation areas in Marion and Rochester that you can explore.
Just south of the hurricane barrier, this public boat ramp offers boaters and anglers access to outer New Bedford Harbor.
This popular birdwatching hotspot in Fairhaven offers sweeping salt marsh views from atop the stone dike.
Come down to Electric Avenue to discover an intimate beach and boat ramp a stone’s throw from the Cape Cod Canal.
A natural oasis hidden in the North End of New Bedford, Flora B. Peirce Nature Trail takes visitors on a tour of forest life.
Walk through birdsong-filled woods to the edge of rich salt pond habitat at Flume Pond in Falmouth.