Now Available:
A Guide to North Andover Trails

Our new trail guide is finally 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:

  • 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


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.

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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)