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Must do hike with a history hook

This hike is well worth the drive off the beat path. Tough to find, also I would recommend an Suv... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Craig R
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Tragic, but yet amazing

In May, 1953, during a Cold War exercise, a USAF RB-36 bomber flying at 600 feet flew into an 800... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Newfoundlander_7
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St. John's, Canada
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| Burgoyne's Cove, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This hike is well worth the drive off the beat path. Tough to find, also I would recommend an Suv or something with good clearance. Roads are not great. Make sure you go all the way up to see as much as you can.

1  Thank Craig R
Reviewed 20 January 2018

In Burgoyne's Cove, north of Clarenville, after a strenuous hike up what appears to be a dry (most of the time) riverbed, you come onto a plateau which is literally strewn with parts of a long ago USAF bomber - a Consolidated RB-36, which crashed...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

In May, 1953, during a Cold War exercise, a USAF RB-36 bomber flying at 600 feet flew into an 800 foot mountain; the result was the destruction of the aircraft and the deaths of 23 crew members. To this day, the top of that mountain...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a hard to get to site. You take a left off Road 232 where there is a sign for Newfoundland Slate, then you will see a sign for the U.S.A.F. RB-36 Crash Site, it will say 4 km on your right. The 4...More

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