The Buzzards Bay region extends far beyond the Bay’s shores. And one of the best ways for you to explore it is also the simplest: Take a walk! Hiking doesn’t require any special equipment, and it’s fun for all ages. From walks along the beach to hikes through the woods, Buzzards Bay has hundreds of places for you to discover on foot.
The Agawam River Trail in East Wareham offers a peaceful stroll, vistas of the Agawam River, and a paddling launch.
Discover rare trees, exotic flowers, and peaceful public green space at this richly landscaped former nursery in New Bedford.
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Dartmouth protects a delicate coastal ecosystem for migratory birds.
Apponagansett Park in Dartmouth is a fun summertime destination that truly offers something for everybody.
Take in some of the most breathtaking views on Martha's Vineyard from these trails above and around the Gay Head Cliffs.
Explore the remnants of World War II-era radio towers among Marion's woods and wetlands.
Explore a Marion cranberry bog that has been actively cultivated for over 80 years, with stunning views of woods and wetlands.
Have an island adventure on the pristine beaches and shallow waters of Bourne's Bassetts Island.
Explore Falmouth’s fascinating glacial past at Beebe Woods, a 400-acre swath of protected forest near Woods Hole.
Betty’s Neck in Lakeville offers miles of secluded trails and freshwater views in the Assawompset Pond Complex.
Birch Island in Wareham isn’t actually an island. But with river views in every direction, you might mistake it for one!
Escape the summer crowds at Falmouth's Black Beach or with a paddle through Great Sippewissett Marsh.
Savor the serenity to be found in the woods and along the shore of this strand of ponds that empty into Blackwater Brook.
Peek back into West Falmouth's agricultural history with a walk through Bourne Farm's open fields and hilly woodlands.
Bourne Recreation Area is a gateway to fishing, walking, and bicycling along scenic Cape Cod Canal.
Discover quiet, hilly woods that feel forgotten by time at Bourne Sisters Woodland in Bourne.
Take a short, scenic walk to the sandy shores of the Weweantic River at Brainard Marsh in Marion.
Discover spectacular coastal scenery among protected woods and wetlands at Brandt Island Cove District in Mattapoisett.
Hike, picnic, or bird watch among some of the Cape’s most unusual habitats at this Falmouth preserve.
Located in the urban North End of New Bedford, Brooklawn Park is refuge for local residents seeking some fresh air.