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Elephant Mountain

Rockwood, ME
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Rockwood
Type: Mountains
Activities: Hiking
Description: A mountain hiking area where one can view a B-52 bomber wreck.
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English first
Leicester,MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great to see and great views all around. Also visit the B-52 crash site while you are there. Acessable in winter by snow sled

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Moosehead Lake Region, Greenville, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Beautiful Mountain to explore just minutes from The Cozy Moose. Accessible pod Lilly Bay Road year round round hiking or snowmobiling. Annual B52 bomber crash site memorial snowmobile ride every year coordinated through our local snowmobile club the Moosehead Riders.

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new hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We visited the B52 crash site Colubus Day weekend. We were not sure what to expect but told by other visitors and locals it was a must see. It is easy to get to, just a 7 mile drive down a former logging road. It is cleary marked with yellow diamond shaped signs, there is a small pull off or... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We found this on trip advisor somewhat by accident and we are so glad we we found it! It is somewhat challenging to get to; several miles of travel on unimproved logging roads, but well worth the drive! The site is amazing to walk through the destruction and remnants of the crash. It is very quite, somber and serene. Very... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Viewing the site of the 1963 B-52 crash site was worth the 7-mile gravel road journey which starts in Greenville Maine on Prong Pond Rd off of Lily Bay Rd. There is a yellow sign with a plane on it which indicates the B52 site. It is 7 miles of gravel roads through the Maine woods to the parking lot.... More

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Medford, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The logging / dirt and gravel roads are well maintained, a bit tricky to follow, but signage is there, be observant while driving to stay on track.

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Winthrop
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

short hike in but you can not put into words what you will see as you walk into this site. It will hit you with some emotion to know men died there in the wreckage doing thier job.

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Greenville, ME
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Living in the Mooshead Lake Region, I had heard about the "B-52 crash site" for years, and just finally was able to go and experience it first-hand while family was visiting. I didn't really know what to expect. First though, there are a few different ways to get there, so do a little research, and it is listed in places... More

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Windham, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

Good for family with small children. Short walk to crash site...long drive through the woods to get there.

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Collingswood, New Jersey
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

After driving through the woods for what seemed like forever, we finally found the B-52 crash site. There may be an easier way to find the site but we had started off looking for moose and realized we were in the area of this site. It is a nice hike with lots of information posted along the way. Very well... More

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