A Guide to North Andover Trails
Our new trail guide is here.
The 84-page guidebook includes 16 original full-color maps, detailed trail descriptions,
and stunning wildlife photos from local nature photographers.
It is available immediately here online, and will soon be on sale at 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.
A draft of the newly updated North Andover Open Space Plan is now available.
Our Monthly Group Meeting
Date: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015, 6:00PM
Location: 113 Andover St
Our summer meeting will be a picnic at The Stevens-Coolidge Place. Discussion of projects and events.
New members are always encouraged to attend.
July Trail Work Day
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9AM
Location: 581 Bradford St North Andover MA (map)
Come help us clear the Ridge Trail at Mazurenko Farm Conservation Area. 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 lopper 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 here for the latest info on any upcoming event.
July Guided Hike: Boston Hill
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015, at 1pm
Location: Brightview, 1275 Turnpike St North Andover MA (map)
Join Friends of North Andover Trails, for an afternoon hike at Boston Hill.
We'll meet at 1PM at the Brightview assisted living center on route 114. The trailhead is at the far end of the Brightview parking lot.
This will last about 2 hours, over hilly terrain. The hike is free, open to all and family friendly. Dogs should be leashed.
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.