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Stations of the Cross

Very much worth the drive. Take your time enjoy. There is another area on trail. I didn't go on... read more

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Incredible experience!

One must take the time and drive the extra distance to visit this diamond in the rough. Each... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Kevin G
Coralville, Iowa
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A series of sculptures depicting the last hours of Christ's life. The Shrine is located on a mesa. Visitors walk a 1-mile path to reach it.
San Luis, CO 81152
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very much worth the drive. Take your time enjoy. There is another area on trail. I didn't go on it but looked worth it

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

This is must stop if you are in this area it. Was a little cool but a good hike and the stations of the Cross are very. Cool

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

One must take the time and drive the extra distance to visit this diamond in the rough. Each station is beautifully sculpted for the lifelike representation of the Passion. Though not impossible, it is challenging to climb the hill as you visit each station. In...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Stations of the Cross is an awesome destination for a variety of reasons such as interest in religion, hiking, and scenic views. It is a short effort that provides big returns. It is a major attraction in the historical town of San Luis. The trail...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had the honor to meet Señor Walter Primo Gallegos while visiting (for our first time), the Stations of The Cross Shrine. He and his sons built the Shrine over the course of several years. We learned that he initially had 5th grade education but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I had found information about Stations of the Cross through researching our trip to Southwest Colorado. This site is worth the short drive from Highway 160 out of Fort Garland on CO 159 South. It was a beautiful drive and the shrine was amazing. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

I am not a Catholic but my GF is and I found this to be very peaceful and a nice reminder of what Jesus went through.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The stations of the cross start at the bottom of a huge hill near town that you can follow the trail to the top. There is a sculpture for each station of the cross. However my wife walks with a cane and cannot do steps...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Clifford L
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Bronze statues of the Stations of the Cross done 2/3 size by Huberto Maestas started 1986 and dedicated 1990. Scattered upon a bluff above San Luis Valley, the view is amazing. There are also sandstone statues of Mother Mary and various saints. The drive up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ki0ki
Reviewed May 8, 2018

On a short spring break trip to Alamosa and Great Sand Dunes National Park, we decided to detour through San Luis and visit the Stations of the Cross Shrine. It was a chilly, windy March morning. We stopped in the visitor's center where we were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from RogerB987 | Reviewed this property |
One thing more, 522 takes you directly to San Luis. 285 would bring you out on the west side of the San Luis Valley. They from antonito you would have to drive back east across the valley which is 33 miles.
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Response from Adventuregirl211 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Look up two internet home pages with the mass times listed. There is a small and beautiful chapel at the top of the Stations of the Cross, the Shrine. See the internet. It looks like, for May through October mass is... More