Now Available:
A Guide to North Andover Trails

The 84-page guidebook includes 16 original full-color maps, detailed trail descriptions,
and stunning wildlife photos from local nature photographers. View a sample here.

It is available here online (use the button below), and in local stores.
Order yours while supplies last!

A Guide to North Andover Trails

Friends of North Andover Trails is a not-for-profit, community-based organization dedicated to preserving and supporting North Andover's public trail system. Working closely with local conservationists, town representatives and land owners, our members volunteer their time to:

  • Identify new trail opportunities and community projects.
If you would like to join our organization, please join onlinecontact us, or join in person at our next meeting.  To stay informed about volunteer opportunities and local trail news, sign up for our email newsletter, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Friends of North Andover Trails operates under the umbrella of the North Andover Improvement Society, a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1885 and devoted to preserving the natural beauties and history of North Andover.

November Guided Hike:

The Bay Circuit Trail

Date:  Sunday, October 16, 2016, 1pm-3pm

Location:   723 Osgood St North Andover MA 01845  (map)

Join Friends of North Andover Trails, for an afternoon hike on the Bay Circuit Trail in Boxford State Forest.

We'll meet at 1PM at the main entrance to Boxford State Forest at the end of Sharpner's Pond Road.

This will last about 1.5 hours, over easy terrain.Heavy rain will cancel. Dogs must be leashed.

Work Day: Boardwalk Building Day at Mazurenko Farm

Date:  Saturday, October 22, 2016, 9AM -12PM

Location:  Mazurenko Farm, 579 Bradford St, North Andover, MA 01845 (map

Join us for day 2 of a special project. We now have a new bridge at Mazurenko Farm (not far from the parking area). On Saturday we'll be adding 100 additional feet of plank-style boardwalk leading up to the bridge.

Brings work gloves and battery-powered drill/screwdrivers for screwing in decking you have them. Other tasks include removing the remains of an old boardwalk.

We'll meet at the Mazurenko Farm main parking area on Bradford St, about 1/3 of a mile from the intersection with Great Pond Rd.

Monthly Group Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:00PM

Location: 1 Johnson St North Andover, MA 01845 (map)

Discussion of upcoming projects and events. New and prospective members are always encouraged to attend.

We will meet in Glen's office, which is on the 2nd floor of the Brickstore building, (where Cow's Rock Ice Cream is).  Use the entrance closest to the rotary and head up the stairs.

What's New on FONAT.ORG

We're always updating our maps on the Trail Maps page.  The following maps have been recently added or updated.

Stevens To Stevens Trail NEW!
(96KB PDF)

Bruin Hill
(1.7 MB PDF)

Bay Circuit Trail via
Cyr Recycling Center
(4.7 MB PDF)

Windrush Farm
(3.2 MB PDF)

Town Farm Forest &
Farnsworth Reservation
(1.3 MB PDF)