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.

October Guided Hike:

Fall Foliage at Osgood Hill

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

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

Join Friends of North Andover Trails and Essex County Greenbelt on a guided hike exploring this 250 acres of woodlands and open fields overlooking Lake Cochichewick. Beginning at the Stevens mansion, we’ll hike down to the lake, identifying trees and plants along the way. The hike will continue to the summit of Osgood Hill where we’ll enjoy the fall foliage and refreshments. 

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

Meet at the Stevens Estate.  (Drive right up to the driveway to the estate's rear parking lot.)

Trail Work Day at Mazurenko Farm

Date:  Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9AM -12PM

Location:  End of French Farm Rd (map

Join us for our monthly trail work day. We'll meet at the end of French Farm Rd, as we'll be working on a new trail to access Mazurenko from there.

Bring work gloves, loppers and rakes if you have them.

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)