Changes to the Alamogordo Caravan to Trinity Site Open House
Trinity Site is where the first atomic bomb was tested on July 16, 1945. The site area was declared a national historic landmark in 1975. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (Feb. 27, 2020) -- If you are planning to take the Alamogordo Caravan to the Trinity Site Open House April 4, please be aware that the caravan is limited to the first 125 vehicles due to the annual increase in the number of visitors to the Trinity Site Open Houses. The limit is necessary to maintain a safe environment en route to Trinity Site.

All others will have to enter the site through the Stallion Gate located off U.S.

Highway 380. The route is approximately the same time and distance as the caravan route. The Stallion Gate will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The site closes promptly at 3:30 p.m. Visitors arriving at the gate between those hours will be allowed to drive unescorted the 17 miles to Trinity Site. The road is paved and marked.

The open house is free, open to the public, and no reservations are required.

Media who would like to visit the open house must register by clicking on the link

For more information on the open house and directions to the site please visit the Trinity Site website at:

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