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.

Guided Hike and Trail Grand Opening at Boston Hill, June 15, 2014

July Monthly Group Meeting

Date:  Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:00PM

Location: 113 Andover St

Discussion of projects and events.

New members are always encouraged to attend.

July Trail Work Day: Mazurenko Farm

Date:  Saturday, July 12, 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.

July Guided Hike: Osgood Hill

Date:  Sunday, July 13, 2014, 1:00PM

Location:   Steven Estate, 723 Osgood St, North Andover, MA 01845  

Join Friends of North Andover Trails 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 view 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 parking lot.

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)