Minute Man National Park (Lincoln) Hike, Dinner and Drinks

Join us for a hike followed by dinner and drinks in Historic Concord

MINUTE MAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK is located 22 miles outside of Boston within the towns of Lexington, Lincoln and Concord. The park commemorates the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775 by protecting, preserving and interpreting the significant historic sites, structures, landscapes, events and ideas embodied by these events.

We will walk the Battle Road Trail walk. Meet in the visitor center parking lot then walk along the historic trail. 

This five mile trail connects historic sites from Meriam's Corner in Concord to the eastern boundary of the park in Lexington. The main theme of the trail is the Battle of April 19, 1775, that launched the American Revolution. Much of the trail follows original remnants of the Battle Road; other sections leave the historic road to follow the route of the Minute Men, traversing farming fields, wetlands, and forests.

On April 19, 1775, British soldiers and American militia, "minute men" met in a series of skirmishes along a 22 mile stretch of road that ran from Boston to Concord. The American Revolution began at Lexington and Concord with a clash of arms known to history as "the shot heard round the world."

Dinner and Drinks:

After the hike


1:30 pm:  The leaders will be at meeting place to introduce people. This is a great time to get to know everyone

2:00 pm: Official Start time of hike. Please check the comment section for updates on where to find us (especially if you are a little late)

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before hand because we want to get started on time.  This is a great time to get to know everyone.

• RSVP RESPONSIBLY! There are a few people in the habit of no-showing and it hurts these events! Don't be that person! Only RSVP if you can go and update your RSVP (don't wait until the day of the event) if you can't make it. Your fellow group members and organizers are counting on you to show up. :) We will be tracking RSVP's:)

• Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
Dressing in layers works best.  Wear appropriate footwear for hiking.

• Please bring water, snacks and any personal medicines and gear you may need as well. These outings are free but you are responsible to have everything you need.

GETTING THERE From I-95: Take exit 30B to Route 2A west. Continue west on 2A for a half mile. http://www.nps.gov/mima/planyourvisit/upload/MIMA%20Park%20Map.pdf

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  • lisa

    I had a great time. enjoyed the walk and dinner. it was nice to meet everyone.

    1 · March 9, 2014

  • steve

    great way to enjoy such a beautiful day,lots of laughs and good company at dinner.

    1 · March 9, 2014

  • Jason

    John - thank you for organizing such great hikes and adventures! This group is always fun and tons of great conversation . We know organizers are volunteers so we really appreciate it! Can't wait until the next adventure :-)

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really enjoyed the hike. It was such a beautiful day to be outside! I enjoyed seeing some familiar faces. It was also really nice meeting new friends. Great time!

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • Lisa

    Oh Meryl, I wish I had known you were there, did you yell to us? I was 3rd to the end, and walked alone for a while too. Erin went back with me early, we would have gone with you...sorry you didn't have a nice time...

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • Jason

    fixing my sons car (just what I planned to do on the first nice day of winter). Hope to catch you at the diner in concord.

    1 · March 8, 2014

  • Phillip H.

    Very last minute cancellation

    March 8, 2014

  • Joanne

    Hi John and everyone! I am really sorry I will unable to attend the hike and dinner tomorrow (Sat.). I have just come down with the flu . . . fever, chills, cough. I was really looking forward to this. Have fun and enjoy the day!

    March 7, 2014

    • John

      hope you feel better

      1 · March 7, 2014

    • Joanne

      Thank you John!

      1 · March 7, 2014

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