THING TO DO

North Bridge Battlefield Walk~ 1:30 p.m. Daily

A wooden bridge spans a small river at sunrise. Water is flooded from the river surrounding
The North Bridge

NPS Photo

Moments of great importance often hinge upon individuals making decisions in the heat of the moment. At Concord’s North Bridge on April 19, 1775 soldiers on both sides made decisions that changed the course of history. Meet a park ranger at North Bridge Visitor Center for a 40 minute walking tour from the visitor center to the North Bridge battle site. Learn about the battle from the perspective of the participants. Along the way, the 18th century battlefield and landscape will be revealed as you walk in the footsteps of the minute men.
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Moments of great importance often hinge upon individuals making decisions in the heat of the moment. At Concord’s North Bridge on April 19, 1775 soldiers on both sides made decisions that changed the course of history. Meet a park ranger at North Bridge Visitor Center for a 40 minute walking tour from the visitor center to the North Bridge battle site. Learn about the battle from the perspective of the participants. Along the way, the 18th century battlefield and landscape will be revealed as you walk in the footsteps of the minute men. 
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Program begins at the Minute Man Visitor Center at 174 Liberty Street, Concord, MA. the program ends at the North Bridge.
Program occurs daily starting Sunday, May 30, 2021.
Program occurs daily at 1:30 p.m. starting Sunday, May 30, 2021.
Accessibility Information
This program is a guided walking tour from the North Bridge visitor center to the North Bridge. Participants will traverse open field and dirt trail approximately 1,500 feet to the North Bridge. 

The causeway trail is a flat dirt trail with a slight slope leading down to the North Bridge location. There are some sitting bench locations along the trail and more located at the North Bridge. 

The program will conclude at the North Bridge. Visitors may return to the North Bridge visitor center via the causeway trail. Additional parking is located along monument street, 400 feet east of the North Bridge

Last updated: May 28, 2021