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


March Monthly Group Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:00PM

Location: 113 Andover St

Discussion of projects and events.

New members are always encouraged to attend.






March Snowshoe: Town Farm and Farnsworth

Date:  Sunday, March 15th, at 1pm

Location:   462 Dale St North Andover MA 01845  (map)

Join Friends of North Andover Trails for an afternoon snowshoe or hike at Town Farm Forest and Farnsworth Reservation. (Snowshoes are optional.)

We plan to begin at the Gallagher Field parking lot on Dale St, and start off through the Town Farm forest, connecting to Greenbelt's Farnsworth on South Bradford St.

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

Please be sure to check back on FONAT's calendar or Facebook event page before this event for up-to-the-minute information. See you on the trails!


https://www.facebook.com/events/365977140251990/




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)