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Like nothing you have seen before....B52 bomber Memorial Site CRASH IN 1963

Tucked away in the woods....so much history from a tragic Crash site. Plane debree left in the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
MLFrazie
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Pensacola, Florida
B-52 crash site

This is an amazing place to see. There are two ways to get here which requires off road driving... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Jennifer C
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
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A mountain hiking area where one can view a B-52 bomber wreck.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“atv trails” (3 reviews)
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Rockwood, ME
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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
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 11 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
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
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
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The site is amazing and very sad at the same time. We got lost, huge surprise. Tip-don't follow the signs with the airplane and Greenville on them. They bring you back to Greenville. Also, don't take Scammon Rd. Keep going on Lily Bay and take...More

Thank TELLITLIKEITIS04901
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the B-52 bomb site today. The road in and out is dirt and in places, rutted with exposed rocks. Beyond that, the site is an incredible place. The walk in is very easy and can accommodate all ages. There is...More

Thank Camperjan
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This preserved crash site is a must see while in the southern Moosehead lakes region. Site is very easy to get to once you have traveled 9 miles one way on dirt logging roads.. I HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you take an SUV or pickup, the...More

Thank dans494
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Easy drive on dirt roads to get to the parking area. Short walk in the woods and you'll start seeing debris from the plane, and then you'll be overwhelmed. We went on a cloudy, dreary day which enhanced the setting. The B 52 is a...More

1  Thank MooseheadAreaRentals
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