Welcome

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 or like us on Facebook.

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.

A draft of the newly updated North Andover Open Space Plan is now available.



Guided Hike and Trail Grand Opening at Boston Hill, June 15, 2014


January Monthly Group Meeting

POSTPONED

Date:  Wednesday, January 28th, 2014, 6:00PM

Location: 113 Andover St

Discussion of projects and events.

New members are always encouraged to attend.






February Guided Hike: Harold Parker State Forest

Date:  Sunday, February 8, at 1pm

Location:   579 Bradford St North Andover, MA  (map)

Come explore the trails at Mazurenko Farm with FONAT.  The hike should last about 2 hours and promises beautiful scenery as we ascend Barker Hill.  Bring snowshoes or x-country skis if there's sufficient snow cover.

Our hikes are free, open to all and family friendly.  Dogs should be leashed.

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


https://www.facebook.com/events/324721574399428




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.



 
http://www.fonat.org/BruinHill.pdf

Bruin Hill NEW!
(1.7 MB PDF)







http://www.fonat.org/RecyclingCenter.pdf

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

http://www.fonat.org/Windrush.pdf

Windrush Farm 
NEW!
(3.2 MB PDF)


NEW TRAIL ADDED!
Town Farm Forest &
Farnsworth Reservation
(1.3 MB PDF)