Reservations


 

AVIS Reservations


Walk or ski the 30 miles of trails, boardwalks, and bridges that are open to the public on over 1100 acres of AVIS reservations in Andover.

For more details and maps of each reservation, select it on the interactive map or choose a reservation name to the left.

We are in the process of updating our trail maps and would appreciate feedback on our current maps.

Also available are The Andover Trail Guide and the AVIS Map of Andover.

Rules and Regulations for use of AVIS land


Public access

All people are welcome on AVIS owned or managed land for the quiet enjoyment of nature from sunrise to sunset.

Dogs

AVIS follows the town´s leash bylaw — All dogs must be on a leash at all times on AVIS land.

Prohibited Items/Uses

Any activity or item which diminishes or harms the natural resources or tranquility of the reservation, including:

  • Bow hunting with one exception

  • Weapons of any type including bows and arrows

  • Motorized vehicles

  • Bicycling

  • Access from Routes 93, 495, and 125

  • Fires

  • Camping

  • Alcohol

  • Paintball

  • Tree cutting

  • Plant collecting

  • Littering

  • Dumping of any kind, including leaves, grass clippings, and brush

Uses requiring permission

The following activities require permission. To obtain permission, please contact the warden of the particular reservation.

  • Group activities

  • Scout camping

Prohibited in specific reservations

The following activities are prohibited in specific reservations:

  • Boating in Baker's Meadow and Goldsmith Woodlands