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Memorial Crash Site

Great hike, beautiful woods, easy trail with children. Well maintained trail and site has good... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Janet R
,
Whiting, Maine
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Somber visit

We made the trip to the Elephant Mountain B-52 crash site early on a foggy morning. The stillness... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
LeadFoot2014
,
Arkansas
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A mountain hiking area where one can view a B-52 bomber wreck.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“crash site” (20 reviews)
“dirt road” (3 reviews)
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Rockwood, ME
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Great hike, beautiful woods, easy trail with children. Well maintained trail and site has good information, lots of knowledge, incredible materials and lots of plane memorabilia

Thank Janet R
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We made the trip to the Elephant Mountain B-52 crash site early on a foggy morning. The stillness and fog gave a somber, almost eerie feeling to the site. It is a humbling, almost spiritual experience, knowing what happened there all those years ago. Remarkably,...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were walking around in this area. We stopped to see where the B-52 crashed many years ago. A very somber site because you see where a few of our servicemen lost their lives. They have a tribute site there and it's worth a visit....More

Thank Bob J
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Just wow, never seen or heard of being able to see a plane crash site, let alone have a well maintained dirt road take you there! This place is one of a kind. If you get the chance check it out, takes about 1.5-2 hours...More

Thank EFW2014
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Tucked away in the woods....so much history from a tragic Crash site. Plane debree left in the woods....in remembrance of a January 1963 bomber crash into a side of the mountain. A must see. Simple hike. Just devasting....remarkable two survived.

Thank MLFrazie
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place to see. There are two ways to get here which requires off road driving but is accessible with a car depending on the time of year you visit.

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very sacred. Overwhelming seeing pieces of the B 52 Bomber everywhere and that 7 people lost there lives and 2 serviced. So sad.

Thank cooleyjenette3
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I was excited to see this and knew it wasn't much of a hike. My husband had been here 20 years before and was appalld by how many pieces of remains had been moved. We also so evidence of a campfire. We were heart broken...More

Thank samantha310
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visit Maine to hit the ATV trails. The B52 site is a great ride to learn a bit of local history. The site is somber and at the same time amazing. It's amazing that this site has been so greatly preserved for such a...More

Thank R0ADTR1PP1N
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We took our kids to show them some local history. The hike was not to hard. Watching the kids somber faces as they saw that this airplane crash was ever so real was priceless. They each took something from our adventure.

Thank mlbb1970
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