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South Shore Beach

Take in uninterrupted ocean views from South Shore Beach, a town beach in Little Compton. Swim, soak in the sun, cast out a fishing line, or take a long walk along the rock-scattered shore at the entrance to Buzzards Bay.

Old Aucoot District

Travel miles of trail through a quilt of diverse habitats at Old Aucoot District. Wildflower meadows, coastal forests, and wetlands at this large Mattapoisett Land Trust property provide adventures for all, no matter how you choose to explore.

Grassi Bog Conservation Area

Take in the sounds of frogs and singing songbirds on the trails that loop around Grassi Bog in Marion. This former cranberry bog, which has been restored to a more natural marsh, provides a great place for an easy walk, trail run, or wetland exploration with kids.

Edgewater Street Kayak Launch

Take a picturesque paddle along the rich shorelines of Nasketucket Bay from the Edgewater Street kayak launch in Fairhaven. This public landing on the marshy edge of Little Bay is the perfect place to put in a kayak or paddleboard, or spend an afternoon digging for clams.

Tarpaulin Cove Beach

Swim, kayak, snorkel, and beachcomb while enjoying a sweeping lighthouse view from the shores of Tarpaulin Cove Beach, on the southern side of Naushon Island. This beach is one of three on this private island where public visitors are welcome, courtesy of the Naushon Island Trust. Help preserve Naushon’s natural beauty by following all posted rules, and do not explore beyond the beach.

West Beach (Naushon)

Enjoy unrivaled seclusion on sandy shores along a wildlife-rich salt marsh at West Beach, on the western end of Naushon Island. West Beach is one of three beaches on this private island where public visitors are welcome, courtesy of the Naushon Island Trust. To maintain the natural beauty of this special island, please follow all posted rules and do not explore beyond the beach.

Kettle Cove Beach

Set on a secluded cove on the Buzzards Bay side of Naushon Island, Kettle Cove Beach offers boaters a quiet place to anchor and relax. It’s one of three beaches on this private island where public visitors are welcome, courtesy of the Naushon Island Trust. Help keep this island an unspoiled treasure for all by following posted rules and not exploring beyond the beach.

Hagemann Woods

Walk through wetlands and a red maple forest with long ties to Marion’s history at Hagemann Woods. This 23-acre Sippican Land Trust property is a perfect place for a spring wetland exploration or a quiet walk in the woods at any time of year.