Acquired by the state in 1999, Nasketucket Bay
State Reservation in Mattapoisett offers 209 acres of wooded trails,
open field and rocky shoreline for the public to enjoy.
Nasketucket Bay State Reservation is located on the coastline of
From the west: from Interstate Route I-195, take Fairhaven
exit #18 and Route 240. Take 240 South a short distance to traffic
lights at Route 6. Turn left on Route 6, travel east for 5-10 minutes
across the Fairhaven-Mattapoisett border. Turn right onto Brandt
Island Road (just after Tokyo restaurant on left); Follow Brandt
Island Road, bearing left at fork, curve right at sign for Brandt
Beach Road, park on right at DCR sign.
From the east: from Interstate Rte. I-195, take Mattapoisett
exit #19; Bear right off the exit ramp onto North Street. The first
intersection with a traffic light is Route 6; turn right (west)
on Rt. 6; travel west for several miles, cross the Mattapoisett
River Bridge, past Mattapoisett Neck Road. Turn left on the next
road called Brandt Island Road. Follow Brandt Island Road, bearing
left at fork, curve right at sign for Brandt Beach Road, park on
right at DCR sign.