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A Memorial to the Men who died in B52 Crash

This is a memorial to the men who died in the crash of a B52 on Elephant Mountain. Many pieces of... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Bob V
Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
Worth the drive

This memorial is off of a 7-mile dirt/gravel road, but highly recommended. One cannot imagine what... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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A mountain hiking area where one can view a B-52 bomber wreck.
Rockwood, ME
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a memorial to the men who died in the crash of a B52 on Elephant Mountain. Many pieces of the B52 remain on the ground as part of the memorial. Well worth visiting and learning about history

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob V
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This memorial is off of a 7-mile dirt/gravel road, but highly recommended. One cannot imagine what the crew went through. It is truly an awesome and humbling sight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DeeDee164
Reviewed 18 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brendan B
Reviewed 9 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David G
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bob J
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EFW2014
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