We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

Creature Catch

Friday, Oct. 4, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Meet at Frye Pond Beach in the campground, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Fish, frogs, snakes and salamanders — let’s discover what lives in our tranquil New England ponds. Nets and buckets are provided. This activity can be wet and muddy. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Appropriate for all ages.

 

Gone Fishin’

Saturday, Oct. 5, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Meet at Frye Pond Beach, 133 Jenkins Road. Family fun for everyone interested in learning the basics of pond fishing in New England. Learn the different species of fish that live here and gain a new skill. Rods and bait are provided, or bring your own.

All ages are welcome and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Birding For Beginners

Sunday, Oct. 6, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Meet at Campground Nature Center, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Learn about the local bird population from our park interpreter while enjoying some amateur bird watching. Bring binoculars if you have them.. Appropriate for children 6 and up.

 

Soapstone Quarry Hike

Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 to 3 p.m.

Meet at Campground Nature Center, 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. For ages 6 and older. A moderate guided hike to the remnants of the Jenkins family blue soapstone quarry. A great way to learn about the park’s history and resources while getting some exercise.

 

We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

Creature Catch

Friday, Oct. 11, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Meet at Frye Pond Beach in the campground at 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Fish, frogs, snakes and salamanders — let’s discover what lives in our tranquil New England ponds. Nets and buckets are provided. This activity can be wet and muddy. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Appropriate for all ages.

 

We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

||||

This Week's Circulars

Recommended for you