The Buzzards Bay Coalition has announced its Bay Adventures program, offering a variety of free guided activities throughout the Buzzards Bay watershed.

These adventures are designed to help you explore and appreciate the area's natural beauty, with hands-on, outdoor activities catering to all interests and ages. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, or simply exploring nature, there's something for everyone.

Bay Adventures occur at various reserves, utilizing the extensive trails, rivers, and beaches across the watershed. Each activity is led by knowledgeable guides who provide insights into the local ecosystem, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. Below is the list of free Bay Adventures scheduled for June:

June 5: Itty-Bitty Bay Adventure at The Sawmill, Acushnet
June 9: Guided Hike at PJ Keating Woods, Acushnet
June 9: Guided Hike at Carvalho Farm, Fairhaven
June 9: Guided Hike at Red Brick Farm, Mattapoisett
June 9: Guided Hike at New Boston Trail, Mattapoisett
June 12: Itty-Bitty Bay Adventure at Horseshoe Mill, Wareham
June 15: OutHounds Adventure Hike at Gooseberry Island, Westport
June 15: Saturday at The Sawmill: River Exploration, Acushnet
June 16: Father's Day Hike at Horseshoe Mill, Wareham
June 19: Itty-Bitty Bay Adventure at Beebe Woods, Falmouth
June 23: Coastal Ride at Shining Sea Bikeway, Falmouth
June 23: Guided Hike at Beebe Woods, Falmouth
June 26: Itty-Bitty Bay Adventure at Four Ponds, Bourne
June 29: Coastal Ride at Ned's Point, Mattapoisett
June 29: Surfcasting at Gooseberry Island, Westport
June 30: Birdwatching at Hamlin Crossing, Acushnet
June 30: Guided Hike at Shaw Farm Trail, Fairhaven

To join these free activities, visit the Buzzards Bay Coalition's Bay Adventures page to book your spot. Each adventure is an excellent opportunity to get outside, stay active and learn more about the unique natural environments of the SouthCoast.

Highlights of June Adventures

Surfcasting: Perfect for fishing enthusiasts, this activity offers the chance to learn surfcasting techniques at some of the best spots along the bay.

Guided Hikes: Explore diverse trails with guided hikes across various reserves, each offering unique flora and fauna.

Itty-Bitty Bay Adventures: Tailored for the youngest explorers, these activities provide children with fun and educational nature experiences.

Coastal Rides: Enjoy scenic bike rides along beautiful coastal trails, breathtaking views and fresh sea air.

Birdwatching: Join fellow bird enthusiasts to spot and identify various bird species in their natural habitats.

The Buzzards Bay Coalition's Bay Adventures are a way to embrace the outdoors and soak up the natural beauty of the Buzzards Bay watershed. With a range of activities, there's an adventure waiting for everyone. Don't miss out on these free opportunities to connect with nature and enjoy the vibrant ecosystem of the SouthCoast.

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