We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St. Mary's Catholic Church

St. Mary's Mountain, Altus, AR
Improve this listing
Ranked #3 of 5 Attractions in Altus
Type: Religious Sites
9 visitor photos
Write a Review

20 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    12
    7
    0
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Fort Atkinson, WI
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful church, but unless someone tells you about it, you won't know that you can stop and check it out. It is open and you are welcomed to come in and take a look around.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owasso, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

While visiting a local winery we passed St. Mary's Catholic Church located on a hill and decided to make a stop. What a pleasant surprise to find this lovely old church with it's beautiful stained glass and well maintained cemetery. The church is so peaceful and I would recommend everyone to stop in for a visit if you are in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you in Ozark or Altus you have to stop here to see the church and the view of Altus from the top. Bring your camera and enjoy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Worth a stop to see the beautiful paintings and ceiling. The church was built in the early 1900's and is breathtaking. Once outside, enjoy the view from the hilltop. More breathtaking views!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
beaufort, sc
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Drive up the hill to St. Mary's. The view is one of the most beautiful in the state of Arkansas. You can see the Arkansas River and at least three different counties. The churchyard is charming.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farmington, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We always end our wine tasting tour at the church over look. One final taste and some cheese and crackers. Great ending to a fun day trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Murphy, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

My Mom, whose parents were immigrants from Germany, was born in Altus, Arkansas in 1917. She was baptized at St. Mary's and went to church and school there until she moved away as an adult. Many of my family who stayed there their entire lives are buried in the cemetery next to the church. The last time I went there... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Altus, Arkansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I go to this church every sunday and to this day I can get over how I feel when I walk into this church.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Atascocita, Texas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Do yourself a favor, pull off the road at the curve, and stop in to see this historical gem. After reading a few things about the church, I was expecting a nice church, but the architectural beauty surprised me. Old world, European-style church in a little Arkansas town! Stainless glass windows are amazing, and the view from the church to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
HOUSTON, TEXAS
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
35 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

So your in Altus to do some wine tasting (the main reason most folks visit this town). On the back road going North out of town, you will pass this small church. It well worth taking a few moments out of your day to stop here. The small church is nice enough, nothing special, but the combination of the church... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed St. Mary's Catholic Church also viewed

 

Been to St. Mary's Catholic Church? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage St. Mary's Catholic Church, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing