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.

Displaying 151-177 of 177
Simmons Mill Pond Management Area
Simmons Mill Pond Management Area

Known for its educational signs, this Little Compton reserve is popular among hunters, hikers, paddlers, and curious young explorers.

Slocum’s River Reserve
Slocum’s River Reserve

Soak up the spectacular natural beauty of the Slocums River at the Slocum’s River Reserve in South Dartmouth.

Smith Farm
Smith Farm

Smith Farm offers a peek at Dartmouth's coastal habitats, from forested swamps and ponds to scenic salt marshes.

Star of the Sea Reserve
Star of the Sea Reserve

Star of the Sea Reserve shines as a quiet place to explore forests and wetlands on Apponagansett Bay in Dartmouth.

Stuart F. Morgan Conservation Area
Stuart F. Morgan Conservation Area

Find surprising beauty in the old woodlands beside Great Quittacas Pond on this Middleborough trail.

Tamarack Park & Long Pond Conservation Area
Tamarack Park & Long Pond Conservation Area

Picnic in a bird-filled meadow or launch a kayak to explore beautiful marshes at this hidden gem in Lakeville.

The Bogs
The Bogs

In the heart of the Mattapoisett River valley lies The Bogs, an oasis of forests, freshwater swamps, and cranberry bogs.

The Knob
The Knob

Catch a breathtaking sunset over Buzzards Bay from the protected shores at The Knob in Falmouth.

The Sawmill
The Sawmill

At the edge of New Bedford’s urban North End sits The Sawmill, a 19-acre former lumber yard on the Acushnet River.

Tidal Flats Recreation Area
Tidal Flats Recreation Area

Explore the Cape Cod Canal from Tidal Flats Recreation Area in Bourne, located at the foot of the iconic railroad bridge.

Tinkhamtown Woodlands
Tinkhamtown Woodlands

Tinkhamtown Woodlands and neighboring Woodcock Preserve include over 100 acres in the Mattapoisett River Reserve.

Tripps Mill
Tripps Mill

History and nature abound at Tripps Mill, a scenic trail and fishing spot on Tinkham Pond in Mattapoisett.

Tweedy and Barnes Conservation Area
Tweedy and Barnes Conservation Area

Explore woods and wetlands along the Sippican River at Tweedy and Barnes in Wareham.

Watuppa Reservation
Watuppa Reservation

Part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, Watuppa Reservation is a gateway to an expanse of protected forests.

Wernick Farm
Wernick Farm

Seek out a rich array of plants and wildflowers among woods and old agricultural remnants at Wernick Farm in Dartmouth.

West Chop Woods
West Chop Woods

Walk peaceful trails beneath a bird-filled canopy in this coastal forest on the north shore of Martha’s Vineyard.

West Island State Reservation
West Island State Reservation

West Island State Reservation's pristine coastal habitats offer a natural retreat that outdoor enthusiasts will love.

Westport Town Farm
Westport Town Farm

History comes to life at Westport Town Farm, where you can explore a Colonial-era farm along the Westport River.

Westport Woods Conservation Park
Westport Woods Conservation Park

Hike or picnic, explore freshwater wetlands, bird-watch or just watch the clouds pass by in this family-friendly preserve.

White’s Factory
White’s Factory

Step back in time at the 200-year-old ruins of White's Factory, a former cotton and saw mill on the Acushnet River.

Whitlock’s Landing
Whitlock’s Landing

Begin a paddling adventure on the Agawam River's flat, beautiful waters from Whitlock’s Landing in Wareham.

Wickets Island
Wickets Island

Boat out to this tree-covered island in Onset Bay to enjoy a day of swimming, shellfishing, and beachcombing, ending with one of the best sunsets around.

Wilbour Woods
Wilbour Woods

Explore lush trails beside a woodland river, then grill up a picnic lunch in this beautiful Little Compton forest.

William Minot Forest
William Minot Forest

Take an adventure through hilly pine and oak woods at William Minot Forest in Wareham.

Wing Pond Woods
Wing Pond Woods

Peace and tranquility define Wing Pond Woods, a well-hidden gem directly off the Shining Sea Bikeway in North Falmouth.

Winsegansett Marshes
Winsegansett Marshes

With a scenic trail through the woods to Winsegansett Pond and a beach, this Fairhaven destination is a gem to discover.

Wylde Reserve
Wylde Reserve

Follow the path at Wylde Reserve in Dartmouth to the salt marshes of Demarest Lloyd State Park.

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

Things To Do