Explore Gooseberry Island In Massachusetts For Panoramic Ocean Views

There are plenty of nature spots to sneak away to in the Bay State, but only some of them have breathtaking views. Next time you’re near Westport, you need to take a day to explore Gooseberry Island in Horseneck Beach State Reservation. This 73-acre island at the mouth of Buzzards Bay is full of trails, wildlife, and panoramic views that will take your breath away. Whether you’ve been looking for a new and exciting nature outing, or you simply want to relax upon the water, Gooseberry Island is a Massachusetts attraction worth seeking out and exploring.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you ever explored Gooseberry Island? How were the views? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your Massachusetts outdoor adventures with us in our Massachusetts Nature Lovers group on Facebook, or by tagging us at #onlyinmassachusetts on Instagram for a chance to be featured!

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Address: Gooseberry Island, Westport, MA 02790, USA