Trinity Site Open to the Public

Saturday October 15, 2022

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

White Sands Missile Range

“On July 16, 1945 the world changed with the explosion of the first atomic bomb. The explosion took place at Trinity Site which is on what is now White Sands Missile Range. Trinity is a national historic landmark which is currently open to the public twice a year.”

Visit the TRINITY SITE’s website for more information.

The City of Socorro Transportation Department will be providing shuttle services to Trinity Site at White Sands Missile Range.

Depart Socorro:   8:00 am   (Socorro Transportation Office , 201 Church Street)
Depart Trinity Site:   11:00 am
Return to Socorro by 12:00 noon.

Must reserve your ride.    $2.00 a person
Call Socorro Public Transportation to schedule your ride.    575.835.1501

-Kenneth Bainbridge, physicist



  1. Trinity site visitation dates for 2023?
    Where do I sign up for tour and book lodging?
    Are photos permitted?

  2. Can I drive my car from Sandia park NM to the Trinity site on October 15,2022 and tour the Trinity Site? Can I bring picnic food (no glass, no alcohol) and picnic at or near the Trinity site? If the site is open from 8am to 2pm on October 15, 2022, what time do you reccommend that I arrive with my 3 guests?
    Thank you Barbara Griffith

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