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Battle Road Trail

Concord, MA
+1 978-369-6993
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This route follows the trail taken by the British on their retreat to Boston after the battle of Lexington and Concord.
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Concord, MA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you walk down this trail, you get a sense of the history. Seeing places I only read about bring it alive. Wonderful visit, especially in the fall.

Thank Senioronabudget
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to stroll, run, ride a bike , or walk and a bit of history tossed in. loverly this time of year

Thank Henry Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started at Hartwell Tavern. Two men were on site but busy with demonstrations. One was forming up minuteman squads from the visitors, having them "shoot" as a squad and then gave a musket firing demonstration. The other, an older gentleman, shortly after gave a...More

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A beautiful walking trail at any time but especially in the Fall when the New England foliage is at its peak. Walk past historical sites from the start of the American revolution and see where it all began. Bring good walking shoes as the trail...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A scenic, historical drive from Concord to Lexington. There are many places to stop and learn about the first encounters of opposing forces. Hartwell Tavern is an interesting stop, the costumed guides are full of information about what occurred in the vicinity. Vernal pool is...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I am the 8th great-granddaughter of Joseph and Rebecca Meriam who built Meriam House. Rebecca's mother, Rebecca Sharpe, was a mid-wife in Salem during the Salem Witch Trials and was called upon to inspect the bodies of the first group of women accused as witches....More

Thank joannf223
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My wife and I walked this trail from Lexington to Concord and made sure that we read all of the plaques as well as take in the historical scenery during our journey.

Thank StocksMan
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Easy parking along the route allows for several shorter walks along the trail. Placards along the way are very informative. My one suggestion would be that homes be clearly marked as to whether they can be entered or not. Several private residences were well marked,...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

If your not up to date with your history I would tell you to go to the Lexington Vistor Center first. They put on a wonderful presentation on what happened in this area. There are lots of areas to park a car and walk around....More

Thank cathymur
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Watch the 20-30 minute multi media presentation FIRST! It's really well done and will give you a much better appreciation of what you are walking along as you go. Great stops along the way to take in the history. The trail is several miles and...More

Thank Mark K
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Davis K
26 September 2017|
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Response from jbwhitehouse | Reviewed this property |
No idea. As the prior response said it would be best to check with the National Park Service. Tip: apply insect repellent.
16 July 2016|
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Response from Lolabowla | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I do not know of any bike tours, the Urban Adventures one is probably good. However, you can rent bikes in Bedford Mass, at a bike shop that is located on the Bike Trail - that;s a fun ride, goes from Bedford, in to... More