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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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 Beach (Naushon)
West Beach (Naushon)

Enjoy unrivaled seclusion on sandy shores along a wildlife-rich salt marsh at West Beach, a public beach on private Naushon Island.

West Beach (New Bedford)
West Beach (New Bedford)

West Beach in New Bedford is well-known for its clear, calm waters, where families can splash and play on Clarks Cove.

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 Falmouth Harbor Landing
West Falmouth Harbor Landing

Boaters and anglers can launch on a Buzzards Bay adventure from the public ramp and town dock on West Falmouth Harbor.

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.

West Island Town Beach
West Island Town Beach

Set next to windswept salt marshes on West Island, this Fairhaven beach is a paradise for outdoors lovers.

West Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp
West Rodney French Boulevard Boat Ramp

This public boat ramp in New Bedford’s South End offers boaters, paddlers, and anglers access to scenic Clarks Cove.

Westport River Boat Ramp
Westport River Boat Ramp

Head out for a day of fishing and boating on Buzzards Bay from the state boat ramp on the Westport River.

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.

Weweantic River Boat Ramp
Weweantic River Boat Ramp

Explore the Weweantic River in a small boat, kayak, or paddleboard from the Route 195 state boat ramp in Wareham.

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.

Wings Cove Launching Ramp
Wings Cove Launching Ramp

For Marion boaters, the Wings Cove Launching Ramp is an excellent spot to start a day of fishing in the Cape Cod Canal.

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.

Wood Neck Beach & Little Sippewissett Marsh
Wood Neck Beach & Little Sippewissett Marsh

With amazing water views and a lush natural setting, Wood Neck Beach is a summer destination for Falmouth families.

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

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