Visit Socorro New Mexico

2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

A new coronavirus is causing an outbreak of pneumonia. The virus was first identified in December 2019, among people who visited a seafood and animal market in Wuhan City, China. Health authorities have confirmed that the virus is able to spread from person to person. Cases have been identified in the United States.

Socorro's San Miguel Mission

San Miguel Mission

Come Visit one of the oldest Catholic churches in the nation!

Visit the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, fondly known as “The Bosque,” is in New Mexico near the small town of San Antonio, NM, 9 mi. south of Socorro, and less than an hour and a half from Albuquerque.

TODAY IS A GREAT DAY TO VISIT THE KARL J. JANSKY VERY LARGE ARRAY

DAILY WALKING TOUR AND GUIDED TOURS THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH The Very Large Array (VLA) is comprised of 27 radio telescopes in a “Y” pattern spread across the plains of San Agustin 50 miles west of Socorro. The VLA has been used by more astronomers and has been mentioned in more scientific papers […]