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Visit the "Trinity Site"!

  • Apr 6, 2013 · 8:00 AM

The Trinity Site is where the 1st Atomic Bomb was detonated. It's located East of San Antonio, NM on the northern end of White Sands Missile Range, just off Hwy 380. The site is only open to the public twice a year for one day. I've been there a couple of times and it is an interesting place to visit. Usually you enter the Range off Hwy 380 and are directed to a parking lot and then onto busses for a trip to an old ranch (where the device was built) and then on to the site itself. You can walk around the site for as long as you want, then board the busses for the trip back to the parking lot. They have a couple of displays at the site and some historical aritfacts. WARNING, WARNING WILL ROBINSON! Do not pick up anything while at the site. They are watching and it's a federal offense! We'll carpool from Savers and drive the estimated 100 miles to White Sands. Actual hiking distance will be less than a mile, with no elevation gain. NO WHINERS, DOGS, or PACIFIST!This is an EASY hike. Everyone is welcome. For more information ask your questions on this site and I'll try and get an answer. Now is the time for you small car drivers to step forward and volunteer to drive!

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  • Bert

    I agree about the restaurant. I saw you there...we waited 2 hrs and then told them to cancel the order....emough already!!!

    April 7, 2013

  • Khondeh M.

    Great weekend outing. A bit of history while being outdoors in a nice day. What else can anyone want. Just quicker service at lunch is what I want!

    April 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Loved it! nice to see a part of history -

    1 · April 7, 2013

  • rebecka

    Moving experience

    April 7, 2013

  • Connie T.

    Alot of fun!

    April 6, 2013

  • Connie T.

    Very interesting and good company. I enjoyed myself!

    April 6, 2013

  • colleen

    I had a great time traveled with some great friends hope to meet again sometime. We enjoyeds the Micro Brewery well at least I did . Thanks John for driving

    April 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm glad I went. It is definitely a piece of history.

    April 6, 2013

  • Larry

    The site was interesting as usual. Lots of people there today. Very good group, we did get seperated as I figured would happen, but everyone made it back from the site. Our order at Soccoro Springs Brewery got lost so lunch was very slow. Very Slow.

    1 · April 6, 2013

  • Deb S

    Came down with some virus last night. Sorry to miss out

    April 6, 2013

  • Bert

    Going with another group

    April 5, 2013

  • Ann R.

    So sorry I have to change this RSVP. Maybe next year!

    April 5, 2013

  • Larry

    Walt
    No idea when we'll be back. May stop in Soccoro for dinner if group wants too. If you need to be back early, plan on driving yourself.

    April 1, 2013

  • Bernice

    Hi Colleen, you are welcome to ride with me if you would like.

    March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I still have ro for three

    March 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Happy to

      March 31, 2013

    • colleen

      Colleen iam looking for a ride will pay for gas

      March 31, 2013

  • Bernice

    I can drive.

    March 31, 2013

  • Bernice

    I am looking forward to this! I'm willing to drive and can take 3 so email me if you still need a ride.

    March 31, 2013

  • rebecka

    Me too

    March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Raylene,
    I have room; you make three so I'm now full. It's you, Deb & khondeh.

    March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    John if you still have room available, i'll reserve a seat! Looks like a few of the other drivers have had other plans come up. Looking forward to the outing!

    March 31, 2013

    • rebecka

      I had asked for a ride too but had not confirmed anything.it there is room for me let me know.

      March 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Must attend a class.

    March 25, 2013

  • colleen

    well lost my ride I hope to hitch a nride with someone else. Let me know will pay for gas

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can't go sorry have to work

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'd like to ride with someone - let me know who still has room for another!! Thanks -

    March 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I have room if you would like to drive with me. You can call me at[masked]

      March 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have room for two more. You can reserve a seat now or wait till the meet up.

    March 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Looks like you might already have 3 - ... not sure!

      March 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I have two, Deb & Khondeh as of today, 3/21.

      March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have room for three. Gas money is always appreciated.

    March 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Monique - I'd be happy to ride along with you. Thank you for the offer - Raylene

      March 21, 2013

  • Ann R.

    Hi! I'd like to hitch a ride - happy to contribute for gas of course,
    Thanks,
    Ann

    March 21, 2013

  • colleen

    It sounds like I might beable to keep up. I plan on going . Would like to ride with someone who has a small car mine isnt geat on gas mileage will pay

    March 20, 2013

  • Khondeh M.

    John,
    I like to reserve one of the tree seats. I will help pay for the gas, and snacks.

    March 19, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Your seat is reserved Khondeh.

      March 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Room for three, so anyone that needs a ride is welcome. The on-board attendant will be serving drinks & snacks once we reach cruising altitude. Please buckle up, know where the emergency exits are and please, do not form a line at the on-board restroom. Thank you and we hope you enjoy your trip.

    1 · March 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can drive or willing to go with someone

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Willing to drive, room for 3.

    March 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a Prius and will be happy to drive

    1 · March 16, 2013

  • Deb S

    I would also prefer to give gas money and ride with someone else.

    March 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have room for 3 in my SUV

    March 16, 2013

  • rebecka

    I would like to ride with someone and will give gas money

    1 · March 16, 2013

  • Mari

    I have a small car and can drive one more person

    1 · March 16, 2013

  • Dave N

    I can drive 3 besides myself...

    March 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome, thank you for the invite!

    March 15, 2013

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