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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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Reviewed yesterday

Go to National park visitor center to get a map of all the sights along the road. Be sure to go to Hartwell Tavern.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 19 May 2017

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

Thank Amber0927
Reviewed 16 May 2017

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

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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

Thank CallalilyNewEngland
Reviewed 15 January 2017

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.

Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

An absolute must for a history buff.well signed ....easy access from highway.very close to Walden and right next to the Mohawk trail.A not to be missed trip. Go off season.

Thank Jo-Anne B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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

1  Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 26 October 2016

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

Thank Marion V
Reviewed 19 October 2016

When in the Boston area, take a short drive and visit this beautiful park. Lots of interesting history along the route.

Thank Walkinggirls
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It was a nice place to walk, Just a path through the woods,didn't go far but it was nice. There is many trails throught.

Thank Dottie M
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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