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Dates:Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Hours:12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:see below
Category:Hiking

On April 19, 2022 Join National Park Rangers for an immersive 5-mile guided Battle Road trail hike.

From Meriamís Corner to Fiske Hill, follow in the footsteps of the ill-fated British column during the 248th anniversary of the Concord expedition.

This experiential program will bring the stories of the battle road to life through guided interpretation and immersive Living History elements.

Learn about the trials and triumphs of those who experienced the bloody events of April 19, 1775.

Program Logistics:

Program begins at 12:00.

Conclusion at approximately 5:00 p.m. at Fiske Hill in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Once registered, participants will receive additional details in a confirmation email.

(Registration coming near the end of March)

This program is free of charge, although registration is required if you would like to reserve a limited seat on the post-program shuttle bus returning participants from Fiske Hill to Meriamís Corner.

Things to Know

- This program will be an expansive hike over 5-miles of Battle Road Trail on undulating terrain.

- Sturdy walking shoes/ equipment, weather appropriate clothing, and water are recommended.

- Park comfort stations at Meriamís Corner, Hartwell Tavern, and the Minute Man Visitor center will be open.
- Bug spray is recommended
- This program will feature musket fire along with other immersive living history elements.
- Dogs are NOT permitted on this tour.

Parking Pre-Registration
Parking passes for the Meriam's Corner Lot will be provided to only pre-registered participants.

For those not registered on the shuttle bus, all other Minute Man NHP lots will be available.

Be aware those not registered for the shuttle will be responsible for returning to their own vehicles.

The distance from the Wood Street lot on Fiske Hill to Meriam's Corner is approximately 5 Miles, one direction.

Looking for more Patriot's Day Events nearby? Visit our website for lots more and use the search term 'Patriot's Day'.

COST↑ top

Free

WEBSITE↑ top

www.nps.gov/mima/planyourvisit/patriots-day.htm

LOCATION↑ top

Meriam's Corner, Concord, MA, 01742 map

Meriam's Corner, Concord

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