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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 10/29/2017
City / State: Lexington, MA
Event Name: Battle Road Walks
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 105639 2017/Y1900
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km and 6km - 1B
Description: Historic Battle Road travels part of route Paul Revere & Samuel Prescott rode to warn colonists that "The Regulars are coming! The Regulars are Coming!" Along this same route, colonial Minute Men chased British back to Boston. Route passes site of Revere's brief capture, historic homes & Hartwell Tavern with furnishings typical of Revolutionary era; all set in beautiful woods & fields of Nat'l Historical Park.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times:
Location: Minute Man National Historical Park Visitor Center,
Start Point / Driving Directions: Rt 2A (Lincoln/Lexington Town Line), Lexington, MA, 978-369-6993x22, www.nps.gov/mima. For GPS, use 250 North Great Road, Lincoln, MA. Hours 10AM-4PM. From Rt 95/128: Exit 30B Rt 2A West (Hanscom Field/Concord) for 2/3 mi to Minute Man Nat'l Historical Pk Visitor Center parking (follow brown signs) located on right. From Rt 495: Exit 29A toward Boston & merge onto Rt 2 East. After 7.5 mi enter rotary and 2nd exit onto Rt 2 East. Go 4.5 mi and LEFT toward Rt 2A/Concord Turnpike then immediate RIGHT onto Rt 2A East. Continue to follow Rt 2A/Concord Turnpike 1 mi to Visitor Center parking (brown sign) located on left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments:
Host Club: Walk 'N Mass Volkssport Club
Contact: Joanne Izbicki (781) 402-0058
Website: www.walknmass.org
E-Mail Contact: jizbicki@alum.bu.edu