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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Grassi Bog Conservation Area
Grassi Bog Conservation Area

Take in the sounds of frogs and singing songbirds in a former cranberry bog on the trails around Grassi Bog in Marion.

Great Neck Conservation Area
Great Neck Conservation Area

From hilly glacial remnants to lush salt marshes, Great Neck Conservation Area in Wareham has something for everyone.

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore pine forests and salt marshes overlooking the entrance to the Cape Cod Canal at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary.

Hagemann Woods
Hagemann Woods

Walk through wetlands and a red maple forest with long ties to Marion’s history at Hagemann Woods.

Halfway Pond Conservation Area
Halfway Pond Conservation Area

Discover Plymouth’s peaceful ponds and woodlands by foot or canoe at Halfway Pond Conservation Area.

Halfway Pond Wildlife Management Area
Halfway Pond Wildlife Management Area

Venture through deep pine and beech forests that provide a vital lakeside home for Plymouth wildlife.

Hamlin Crossing
Hamlin Crossing

Hamlin Crossing’s peaceful wildflower meadow and quiet woods in Acushnet are a perfect place for a short, refreshing walk.

Hartley Reservoir Wildlife Management Area
Hartley Reservoir Wildlife Management Area

Take in scenic water and woodland views around the seven ponds of this wildlife management area in Rochester.

Haskell Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Haskell Swamp Wildlife Management Area

This 3,100-acre forest in Rochester, Marion, and Mattapoisett is maintained for hunting, though adventurous explorers will also find much to love.

Hazelwood Park
Hazelwood Park

Set on a hill overlooking Clarks Cove, Hazelwood Park is a destination for outdoor recreation in New Bedford's South End.

Head of Westport Town Landing
Head of Westport Town Landing

Head of Westport Town Landing is a quaint spot for paddlers to begin a journey down the Westport River East Branch.

Headwaters Conservation Area
Headwaters Conservation Area

Explore dense forests, forested wetlands, and wildflower-rich former farmland at Headwaters Conservation Area in Westport.

Herb Hadfield Conservation Area
Herb Hadfield Conservation Area

Herb Hadfield's woods, wetlands, and meadows surround Angeline Brook, a pristine coldwater trout stream in Westport.

Herring Run Recreation Area
Herring Run Recreation Area

Herring Run Recreation Area's name tells you why it's special — it's home to a herring run on Cape Cod Canal.

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.

Horseshoe Mill
Horseshoe Mill

Discover Buzzards Bay’s largest freshwater river at Horseshoe Mill, part of the growing Weweantic River Reserve in Wareham.

Howland Marsh
Howland Marsh

For a short walk with big views, grab your camera or binoculars and head to Howland Marsh in Marion.

Howland Reserve
Howland Reserve

Dartmouth's Howland Reserve offers visitors a taste of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve without the vast size.

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.

John C. Whitehead Preserve
John C. Whitehead Preserve

An accessible boardwalk through diverse wetlands and forest holds outdoor adventures that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy.

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.

Kelly Woodland
Kelly Woodland

Explore a coastal salt pond and rolling glacial forests through Kelly Woodlands, a gateway to vibrant Cape Cod habitats.

Kettle Holes Conservation Area
Kettle Holes Conservation Area

Hike gentle inclines among whimsically twisted trees and glacial boulders at Falmouth's Kettle Holes Conservation Area.

Kirby Preserve
Kirby Preserve

With a spring vernal pool jam-packed with wildlife, Rochester’s charming Kirby Preserve is truly is a hidden gem to discover.

Knowles Reserve
Knowles Reserve

Take a short but fascinating walk through a salt marsh and red cedar forest at the Knowles Reserve in Dartmouth.

LaPalme Farm
LaPalme Farm

With nearly 50 acres of meadows and forests on the Acushnet River, LaPalme Farm celebrates Acushnet’s pastoral charm.

Lawrence Island
Lawrence Island

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

Leonard’s Pond
Leonard’s Pond

Take in a lovely view of Leonard’s Pond in Rochester from the shores of these two small waterfront properties.

LeRoy L. Wood School Trail
LeRoy L. Wood School Trail

Find yourself immersed in nature along Fairhaven’s LeRoy L. Wood School Trail, designed to engage young explorers’ curiosity.

Let Conservation Area
Let Conservation Area

Accessible only from the Westport River East Branch, "The Let" is a perfect resting place for a mid-paddle picnic and a stroll.

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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