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Address: 17 Moreland Ave, Andover, MA
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Many places to get on the Bay circuit trail

I've run parts of the Bay Circuit Trail in Andover (and beyond). Generally there are a number of trails that link up to make up the BCT. In Andover one of the better places to... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've run parts of the Bay Circuit Trail in Andover (and beyond). Generally there are a number of trails that link up to make up the BCT. In Andover one of the better places to park would be at the Ward Reservation on Prospect Road. Check out baycircuit dot org for plenty of maps and trail descriptions.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The trail isn't certainly where our GPS took us. No marks, no nothing, just houses and driveways. Their website definitely didn't help either. Went to a different trail instead.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Bay Circuit Trail is a 100+ mile trail that circles Boston. It passes through Andover in a beautiful stretch that includes part of Ward Reservation and across Phillips Academy grounds. The Trail is well marked on every section that I have walked - one white blaze: straight ahead; two white blazes: look for a turn. The Trial is generally... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Was part of an organized 16 mile hike in and around Andover and boy was it amazing! Trails are well maintained, thanks to the volunteers. Can't wait to snow shoe in the winter.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

I grew up in Andover and explored all those trails as a Kid. I could ride my bike from one end of town to the other by hardly crossing any streets. The Bay Circuit trail has so many great hidden spots, some feel so secluded you would never know you are in a populated suburb. We still make the trip... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

It most certainly isn't where my GPS took me to for 17 Moreland Avenue. Not sure those people appreciated my touring their driveway at the end of the street either. Never found it. Went to a nearby state park instead.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

We hiked the Andover section over a few outings. It is clearly marked and includes a wide variety of terrain. Andover is full of great outdoor space - enjoy!

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Bay Circuit Trail in Andover connects to may other trail systems in town. There is the Andover Village Improvement Society (AVIS) property, Trustees of Reservations, and other conservation land all interconnected in Andover. Some of the trails even go over what was part of the Underground Railroad. Trails are used for hiking, biking, horseback riding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.... More 

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

I didn't realize it's in Andover already...but it's growing and connecting w/ trails from the North Shore. Amazing!

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

This trail network is spread widely over Andover and offers A large variety of hiking, walking, XC skiing or snowshoeing trails. Mountain bikers also enjoy the more challenging areas. It's hard to believe you're just 20 miles from Boston, rather than in NH or VT.

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