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Lovely contemplative location

I was visiting friends in Yarnell, took a walk in the morning, and stumbled upon the shrine. I... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Thea W
Globe, Arizona
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wonderful stop

This was a very spiritual site, it was awesome, so nice and peaceful, you don't have to be... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Peoria, Arizona
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

I was visiting friends in Yarnell, took a walk in the morning, and stumbled upon the shrine. I walked the stations of the cross and found it very sacred and moving. I was the only one there which supported an atmosphere of prayer. The stations...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was a very spiritual site, it was awesome, so nice and peaceful, you don't have to be religious to enjoy the quiet solitude of this place, nicely done. good time.

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

On our way back to Phoenix from Sedona & Prescott we stopped to show our friends the St Joseph shrine in Yarnell. It was so peaceful & reverent as we walked through the hills reliving the final chapters of our Savior’s life. This is a...More

1  Thank VitaGirl64
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a quick stop here before continuing our journey on route 89. It's a good place to stretch your legs and appreciate the sculptures that's been set on the side of the mountain. The drive to get there is pretty scenic, we pass thru...More

1  Thank Gail L
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Out of the rocks, this shrine is very moving as you move through the stations and read the inscriptions at each stop. The steps are steep and uneven and some of the hand rails are in disrepair. However, we found the time very memorable and...More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed March 14, 2018

A lovely day trip from Phoenix. Beautiful, meditative and reflective. An easy climb up the mountain on paved steps but a bit steep and craggy in places. Two handrails were broken. This is NOT for someone with mobility issues. Notes: 1. their website link is...More

1  Thank DianeH1911
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Amazing shrine built right out of the rocks. Great care taken in ensuring the path is clean and sturdy. Gives a new perspective to Stations of the Cross, as the scenery draws you into the events depicted and easily transports you to the Holy Land....More

1  Thank elgringochileno
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This shrine features wooden crosses and statues made of wood and concrete. It's about a 1/4 walk (with many steps) that depicts the 14 Stations of the Cross.

1  Thank captjrk
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a very unique place. We just got back this afternoon from our 10th trip. Stations of the Cross built into the rocks of Yarnell. An active retreat center that you can lease for the weekend. It is very peaceful and idyllic here. No...More

3  Thank Mike B
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This Shrine has been here for 75 years.A hidden treasure. The 14 stations of the cross. This is a short walking tour. ( not accessible to people in wheelchairs or on crutches.) Amazing... no, by the grace of God that it survived the Yarnell hill...More

1  Thank Zonative
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from Marc C | Reviewed this property |
Check out their Facebook page. It is called -- The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains. It might be a good place for your research. Do not take a pet. They are not allowed. I spent the afternoon in and near the car while... More
April 11, 2016|
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Response from dstrycker |
Yes there are picnic areas in and around Yarnell, AZ.