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Lovely trail!!

Its very peaceful with less people around. Not very difficult trail. Perfect for bikes too. We went... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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Excellent trail - hard to find

I hiked about 4 miles on the trail, out and back along the same route, starting at the Prospect... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Orlando, Florida
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17 Moreland Ave, Andover, MA 01810-5007
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Its very peaceful with less people around. Not very difficult trail. Perfect for bikes too. We went with my 7 yr old & she happily did it. It takes you deep into the forest & the trails are well marked. Non parking fee, so that's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sarsita2209
Reviewed October 8, 2017

I hiked about 4 miles on the trail, out and back along the same route, starting at the Prospect Road entrance. This path took me to the top of Holt Hill from which the Boston skyline is visible. In general, the Trail is lightly marked...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank BStrickland12
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

The Bay Circuit Trail is a wonderful way to escape the city and enjoy various town forests and wildlife reserves.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank chadr822
Reviewed September 13, 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....More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank dave d
Reviewed July 4, 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Aiyette D
Reviewed October 15, 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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank DonnaC470
Reviewed July 16, 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.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Mydeen Y
Reviewed August 4, 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...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank brad m
Reviewed June 20, 2014

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.

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank TPAnRox
Reviewed November 25, 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!

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Deb O
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