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.

Also available is The Andover Trails Guide.

History of AVIS

Enjoy a video about AVIS, its history, and a couple of the most popular reservations.

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.


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 this exception
  • Weapons of any type including bows and arrows
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Bicycling
  • Access from Routes 93, 495, and 125
  • Fires
  • Camping
  • Alcohol
  • Paintball and Airsoft
  • 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