Go to National park visitor center to get a map of all the sights along the road. Be sure to go to Hartwell Tavern.
About Battle Road Trail
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Walking down this road, I felt like I could feel the tension and the echos of the battle fought in Concord. I was taken back to Howard Fast's APRIL MORNING novel, and I could picture where the lead character hid behind the rocks stacked along...More
Always a stop whenever visit the Boston area where I grew up. The park interprets the events of 19th April 1775, but is also an area of natural beauty throughout the year. If you can make if for Patriot's Day weekend in April, it is...More
Part of the Minute Man National Historical Park, this is a great trail to walk. It is about 5 miles one way, but so worth it if you can make the complete journey. There are parking spots on the main road that runs parallel to...More
This walk was a great way to understand the battle that was fought here. If you are not able to walk far, you can drive along the street that parallels it, and stop at the major attraction points.
I would have loved to walk the entire Battle trail and experience where the British soldiers walked as they fled back to Boston under fire from the colonial militia. Alas, I was with someone who can't walk that far so we ended up only walking...More
Well maintained and signed linear National Park allows you to walk a portion the road the British walked in 1776. British soldiers ("Lobster Backs" because of their red coats) marched from Cambridge to North Bridge in Concord - about 20 miles - but you can...More
When in the Boston area, take a short drive and visit this beautiful park. Lots of interesting history along the route.