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Summer at the Stevens 2022: Get Outside

Museum Passes

Museum Passes: Click on the dinosaur below.

Passes include the New England Aquarium, Zoo New England, MA State Parks Parking Pass, and more!







During summer hours, please pick up weekend passes the preceding Friday.  Please read the museums' OWN policies, procedures and directions carefully.  Some museum passes are a discount only and have a reduced entry fee.

Museum of Science

  • The Museum of Science offers a number of permanent and temporary exhibits. These are available to anyone with an exhibit hall pass. Check the schedule for live animal shows, Science Live! presentations and other activities. 

Zoo New England

  • The Stone Zoo and Franklin Park Zoo have passes available through the library. Through September 4th, the Stone Zoo has Supersize Creatures. This display is included with general admission and allows visitors to see a number of supersized animals built from small, plastic building bricks. 

Boston Children's Museum

  • The Children's Museum offers a number of exhibits and programs that are available for children of all ages. The museum is currently still requiring advance timed reservations.

Local Trails

Friends of North Andover Trails

  • Since 2013, we've been leading guided hikes around town, usually on the second Sunday of each month. It's a great way to learn about our town's trails in a group setting.

    Our hikes are free unless otherwise noted and family friendly. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome to join the fun.

Harold Parker State Forest

  • There a number of activities available at Harold Parker State Forest. There are camp sites as well as hiking trails and places to canoe or kayak. Leashed dogs are allowed. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.

List of Massachusetts State Parks

North Andover Youth and Recreation Services

Youth and Recreation Services

  • The Youth and Recreation Center offers a variety of summer programs. There are programs for many ages groups, with the youngest age group starting at kindergarten. 
  • There are also available activities at Drummond Fields. These are available to the youth center as well as the public, as long as there are no planned youth center activities.

Stevens Pond

  • The pond is available to North Andover residents. Stevens Pond has a beach and there are season and daily passes available for purchase. Passes are purchased per car, with additional passes available for additional vehicles. 
  • Printable Stevens Pond Flyer

North Andover Commons

North Andover Playground/Athletic Fields

  • Both Aplin Playground and Grogan's Playground, as well as the two soccer fields off Sharpners Pond Road, are open to North Andover residents.
  • A full list of playgrounds and athletic fields in North Andover is available at the link above.