For a true adventure, head to vast Freetown-Fall River State Forest, part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve.
The Gifford Street Boat Ramp provides boaters and paddlers with easy access to the protected waters of inner New Bedford Harbor.
Discover a former cranberry bog and the birds, turtles, and mammals of the wooded wetlands at Marion's Goldavitz Bog.
Families flock to Goodwill Park in Falmouth to enjoy grassy lawns and sandy beach along the cool waters of Grews Pond.
Explore nature, history, and spectacular coastal beauty along the rugged shores of Gooseberry Island in Westport.
Take in the sounds of frogs and singing songbirds in a former cranberry bog on the trails around Grassi Bog in Marion.
From hilly glacial remnants to lush salt marshes, Great Neck Conservation Area in Wareham has something for everyone.
Explore pine forests and salt marshes overlooking the entrance to the Cape Cod Canal at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary.
Walk through wetlands and a red maple forest with long ties to Marion’s history at Hagemann Woods.
Discover Plymouth’s peaceful ponds and woodlands by foot or canoe at Halfway Pond Conservation Area.
Venture through deep pine and beech forests that provide a vital lakeside home for Plymouth wildlife.
Hamlin Crossing’s peaceful wildflower meadow and quiet woods in Acushnet are a perfect place for a short, refreshing walk.
Take in scenic water and woodland views around the seven ponds of this wildlife management area in Rochester.
This 3,100-acre forest in Rochester, Marion, and Mattapoisett is maintained for hunting, though adventurous explorers will also find much to love.
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 is a quaint spot for paddlers to begin a journey down the Westport River East Branch.
Explore dense forests, forested wetlands, and wildflower-rich former farmland at Headwaters Conservation Area in Westport.
Herb Hadfield's woods, wetlands, and meadows surround Angeline Brook, a pristine coldwater trout stream in Westport.
Herring Run Recreation Area's name tells you why it's special — it's home to a herring run on Cape Cod Canal.