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Informative and interesting way to spend an hour or so. The 7 mile road leading to the crash site... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Portland, Maine
Air Force memorial, B52 crew

The wreckage of a US Air Force B52 that is located on Elephant Mtn is a memorial dedicated to the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
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A mountain hiking area where one can view a B-52 bomber wreck.
Rockwood, ME
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informative and interesting way to spend an hour or so. The 7 mile road leading to the crash site is not paved.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The wreckage of a US Air Force B52 that is located on Elephant Mtn is a memorial dedicated to the crew that was flying a low level radar mission and crashed in 1963. The B52 is a huge aircraft with a wingspan over 200 feet....More

Thank ottersRus
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A tribute to those who gave their lives for us that will move and amaze you. Sadly there is some human damage - I wonder at times about people...

Thank Brendan B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This was my second trip to the crash site. Seven servicemen lost their lives here in 1963. It feels a bit like visiting a cemetery. Volunteers see to it that the crash site is maintained. Well worth the trip.

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 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
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
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
Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 18 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
Reviewed 15 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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