Nasketucket Bay State Reservation's 200 acres of coastal forests in Mattapoisett are a treasure for all ages.
Swim, picnic, and play in the shadow of Mattapoisett’s Ned’s Point Lighthouse at this town-owned park and beach.
This wooded conservation area on Nestles Lane in Acushnet offers local residents a lovely walk along mossy stone walls.
Running beneath groves of stately beech trees, New Boston Trail in Fairhaven gives visitors peaceful views of forest and wetland habitat.
Magnificent coastal scenery awaits you at Ocean View Farm Reserve, one of Dartmouth’s newest places to explore.
Discover a slice of secluded nature along the urban Acushnet River at P.J. Keating Woods.
Known for its stunning daffodil field, Parsons Reserve in Dartmouth holds many more beautiful surprises in its woods.
Marion's Peirson Woods has an observation platform where you can view sailboats, salt marshes, and sea birds on the water.
Discover one of Cape Cod’s oldest farms at Peterson Farm in Falmouth, a working farm with grazing sheep alongside miles of trails through fields and forest.
The 4.5-mile paved Phoenix Bike Trail is a gateway to Fairhaven's coastal forests and salt marshes.
For a peaceful walk through classic Cape Cod scenery, head to Red Brook Pond Conservation Area in Bourne.
Hilly wooded uplands at this Dartmouth preserve capture the natural spirit of nearby Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve.
Take a wild adventure through thousands of acres of remote forest and swamp at Rocky Gutter in Middleborough.
Discover woods, wetlands, and wildlife on the easy loop trail at Rounseville II Preserve in Rochester.
With spectacular open-water views, the Saulnier Memorial Bike Trail is the best route to tour New Bedford's scenic South End.
Stretching for nearly a mile, Shaw Farm Trail offers hikers a place to explore Nasketucket Bay’s coastal farms and forests.
Take a journey of discovery down the Shining Sea Bikeway, a 10.7-mile paved bike path through Falmouth.
Shipyard Farm in Fairhaven packs a scenic punch in its short trail across farmland to serene Nasketucket Bay.
This farm and forest along the Mattapoisett River in Rochester was preserved for birds — and explorers like you!
Soak up the spectacular natural beauty of the Slocums River at the Slocum’s River Reserve in South Dartmouth.
Conserving land is one of the most important ways to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay. Since 1998, the Coalition has forever preserved more than 7,000 acres of land across our region.Read More ›
We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: