AVIS- Second oldest land preservation society in the country.
Join AVIS board members for a pleasant hike along the Shawsheen River. We will hike on the Claus Dengler trail (named for a former AVIS president) which runs along the Shawsheen River from Abbot Bridge to Balardvale train station, a distance of 1.5 miles. We will walk along open meadows and into the woods. The river is visible throughout most of this hike. This is an excellent opportunity to observe a variety of wildlife and plant species. On our return, we may explore some other trails. The total distance for this hike is approximately 3 miles. Welcoming to all who enjoy walking/hiking outside on trails in the woods.
Meet at the intersection of Central Street and Abbot Bridge drive. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bug repellant. Bring water. Well behaved dogs on leashes welcome.
Abbot Bridge Drive, Andover, MA, 01810
Directions from 93 North Take Exit 41, Andover -- Route 125 Turn right at the end of the ramp Proceed on Route 125 approximately 2.5 miles to Route 28 Follow signs reading Route 28, Andover/Lawrence Travel on Route 28 (Main St.) 4 miles into Andover Center. Turn left on to Central Street. Travel about 1/2 mile to Abbot Street Drive on your left. Directions from 495 North & South Take Exit 41A, Andover or Exit 41, Andover Both exits bring you onto Route 28, Main Street Go approximately 2 miles to Andover Center. Turn Right on to Central Street. Follow about 1/2 mile to Abbot Bridge Drive on your left. Park on Abbot Bridge drive.