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!
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:
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.
July Guided Hike: Boston Hill and Ward Reservation
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2016, at 1pm
Location: 1275 Turnpike St North Andover MA 01845 01845 (map)
Come hike at Ward Reservation with FONAT. The hike will last about 2.5 hours and promises Boston skyline views from Boston Hill and Holt Hill.
Meeting place will be the Brightview retirement community on 114. (The trailhead is on the far end of the parking lot.)
Our walks are free and family friendly, and usually last about two hours. Heavy rain cancels. Dogs must be leashed.
The latest information will be posted here and on Facebook.
Trail Work Day at Mazurenko Farm
Date: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 9AM -12PM
Location: Mazurenko Farm (map)
We will be doing the usual trail clearing with loppers and the brush mower. If you have loppers please bring them. We'll meet at the parking area on Bradford St, about 1/3 of a mile north of the intersection with Great Pond Rd. Gloves, long pants and long sleeves are recommended along with water and insect repellent.
Trail work days are subject to change based on weather and trail conditions, so be sure to check back here for the latest info on any upcoming event.
Monthly Group Meeting
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 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.