Visit our Nationally Renowned Parks, Forests & Beaches

From Horseneck Beach in Westport to horseback riding at Borderland State Park in Easton, Bristol County in Southeastern Massachusetts is filled with scenic state parks and beaches to enjoy in any season.

If your passion runs toward biking, hiking, swimming, fishing and camping, you’ll find tons of trails, picturesque campgrounds and miles of unspoiled coastline. You'll fall in love with our quiet estuaries, kid-friendly parks, beautiful beaches and the natural beauty of Bristol County. Here are three parks that can’t be missed:

Enjoy the great outdoors!

Borderland State Park

Borderland State Park is a history and nature preserve with public recreational features located in the towns of Easton and Sharon, Massachusetts. The state park encompasses 1,843 acres surrounding the Ames Mansion, ... Read More

Buttonwood Park

Located on 97 acres in New Bedford’s West End, Buttonwood Park is the largest and most visited public park in the city. The park is an oasis of nature right here in New Bedford, with gardens, a pond, an arboretum, ... Read More

Freetown-Fall River State Forest

Just 5 minutes from Fall River and Taunton, and 15 minutes from New Bedford, Freetown State Forest is a vast tract of public land acquired over a twenty year period beginning in the 1930's. Near the main entrance is a ... Read More

Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Spread across nearly 600 acres of barrier beach and salt marsh, Horseneck Beach is one of the most popular facilities in the Massachusetts State Forests and Parks system. Located at the western end of Buzzards Bay, the ... Read More

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (NBWNHP) is a United States National Historical Park in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and is maintained by the National Park Service (NPS). The park commemorates the heritage of ... Read More

Other Great Outdoor Attractions!

    • Allendale Golf Course

      1047 Allen Street
      North Dartmouth, MA 02747
      Phone: 508-997-1626

    • Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

      1280 Horseneck Rd
      Westport, MA 02790
      Phone: 508-636-2437

    • Canoe River Campground

      137 Mill Street
      Mansfield, MA 02048
      Phone: 508-339-6462

    • Copicut Woods

      Indian Town Road
      Fall River, MA 02790
      Phone: 508-636-4693

    • Natural Resource Trust of Easton

      307 Main Street
      North Easton, MA 02536
      Phone: 508-238-6049

    • Attleboro Springs Wildlife Sanctuary

      Attleboro Springs Road
      Attleboro, MA 02703
      Phone: (508) 223-3060