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This 10-mile paved path covers part of the route of Paul Revere's...

This 10-mile paved path covers part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight ride.

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I have lived near this path since its inception. I love this path!! I have ridden to Bedford many times. They have updated the end With very nice bathrooms They keep the path... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Maddy R
Arlington, Massachusetts

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived near this path since its inception. I love this path!! I have ridden to Bedford many times. They have updated the end With very nice bathrooms They keep the path groomed. Plus they plow in the winter time great for my Little dog !!

Thank Maddy R
Oxford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Despite the many bike travelers on this trail, some inconsiderate, this is a very nice trail to Boston and some other desirable destinations. The trail is shady and has many stops along the way for eating and sightseeing. You can also access other trails along the way to make it longer.

Thank Jeanne M
Arlington, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Depending on how you travel along the Minuteman, it can be pleasant or hectic. It's a pleasure to walk or jog when the bike riders are being considerate. However, beware of bicyclists who care more about speeding along than sharing the trail!

Thank usuallyhappyguy
Katy, Texas
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67 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This long narrow park/trail is the original route used by the British to get to Concord Bridge. It is also the route used to return. It was during this return journey the column was continuously under attack by individuals and elements of the colonial militia. While there are several spots at which you can stop to get on the trail.... More 

Thank Rob H
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A flat easy ride that is mostly paved. We started at the beginning of the trail and rode all the way to Concord and back, stopping for lunch in Lexington. As for bike rental, we paid $25/bike/per day from The Bike Exchange at Porter Square (2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, 617.864.1300). Just a heads-up: while the bikes were fine... More 

Thank ihavetwins
boston, ma
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I love biking the minuteman trail. It's about 11 miles long and Lexington is along the way which is a very bike friendly town if you need to stop for a break. The path is paved, very calm, in a wooded area and pretty flat. This is great for families, kids, roller blading, etc... There's a bike shop on the... More 

Thank appleontheroadagain
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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244 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For bike lovers this is really nice and has great views of the city.It is easy to bike or walk and it stays away from traffic enough to do it with children. Great path! The path around Arlington is really gorgeous and you can stop to see spy pond where they have places to sit and an outdoor park for... More 

Thank Danuza
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64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This trail winds its way from boston out to bedford. All hard top. Nice bike ride, but watch out for the bike commuters...they dont stop for nobody! But the trail is a mix of families with strollers, commuters, roller bladers and walkers. A little known fact is if you keep going past the end of the trail in Bedford down... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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168 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you have a beautiful day and want to go for a lovely walk in the woods, this is for you. The walk is pleasant and along the way you will learn about the events leading up to the American Revolutionary War. One thing I appreciate the most, is that they have marked the spots where British soldiers were killed.... More 

Thank packedlite
Paris, France
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The minuteman trail is full of history for everyone. We - non Americans - loved the visitor centre and its 25 minute 3 dimensional film that explained very well what happened on April 19. The trail itself is beautiful.

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