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

August Monthly Group Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, 6:00PM

Location: 113 Andover St

Discussion of projects and events.

New members are always encouraged to attend.

August Trail Work Day: Mazurenko Farm (NEW DATE)

Date:  Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:00AM

Location:  Mazurenko Farm

We'll meet at the Mazurenko Farm parking area on Bradford St.  We'll have a brush mower, line trimmers and plenty of hand tools for cutting back vegetation.  Bring loppers and gloves if you have them.  Boots and long pants are recommended.

Trail work days are subject to change based on weather and trail conditions, so be sure to check fonat.org for the latest info on any upcoming event.

August Guided Hike: Mazurenko Farm

Date:  Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:00PM

Location:   581 Bradford St, North Andover, MA 01845

Join Friends of North Andover Trails on a guided hike exploring the woodlands of Mazurenko Farm. Beginning at the main parking area, we'll hike scenic loop through the property.

 If you're not familiar with Mazurenko, this is not to be missed! 

The walk is free and family friendly and will take about two hours. Heavy rain will cancel. Dogs must be leashed. 

What's New on FONAT.ORG
Boston Hill
(3.8 MB PDF)


Cold War North Andover Hike Flier
The history behind the Sentinel ABM site.
(34 MB PDF)
Woodchuck Hill
(1.7 MB PDF)

Shawsheen River
(7 MB PDF)

Town Farm Forest &
Farnsworth Reservation
(10 MB PDF)