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El Paso Mission Trail

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More signs would help.

Not very spectacular but that is how it is. Small churches, representing the central points of... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Had a great experience at 2 of the 3 Missions

My family and I visited (or attempted to visit) all three of the missions and had an enjoyable few... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
El Paso, Texas
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Mission Valley Visitor Center. 9065 Alameda EL Paso, Texas 79907 Official Mission Trial Facebook: EL Paso Mission Trial Association
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
9-mile stretch of Zaragosa and Socorro Rds, 9065 Alameda, El Paso, TX 79907
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three mission churches, and they are all remarkable in their beauty and simplicity. Being not too far apart, it is easy to see them all within a couple of hours. Admission is free, and it well worth the effort to visit these historic...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2018

there are several missions on this trail. it is a good day trip. both missions that were open and has helpful staff. Several has weddings in progress, so we did not go in

Thank Amy U
Reviewed September 20, 2018

These places are supported by living congregations and it shows. The are not dead rememberabces but living places of worship and activity. Open and friendly with plenty of history to be told if you really want to listen

Thank Garry H
Reviewed August 17, 2018

If you are into the southwest history or if you just want to witness some nice antique churches and read about life back during the Spanish colonization of this territory, this is for you. I first came upon these churches back in 2014 as a...More

Thank cubiche2
Reviewed August 8, 2018

On our last visit to El Paso we visited the Mission trail about 10 miles from our hotel. What a way to go back in history visiting the missions on this route (ttl of 3). Going inside the churches was great,and with a guided tour...More

1  Thank mikejordan1947
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If you like old churches, you'll love this short mission trail. We visited three and all were slightly different, all still in operation. The docent, Magda, was very friendly and informative at the Socorro Mission.

Thank Andra H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautiful missions to visit, I like starting out in San Elizario and make our way back towards Socorro and finish off in Ysleta at Speaking Rock Casino. Makes for a great day.

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Not very spectacular but that is how it is. Small churches, representing the central points of religious life in the old Southwest. To find your way along the Mission Trail, some more signs would be helpful - especially with all the new construction on the...More

Thank 4everTX
Reviewed June 18, 2018

My family and I visited (or attempted to visit) all three of the missions and had an enjoyable few hours. It got off to a bad start; parking was so bad around the Ysleta Mission that we never found a place to park and ended...More

Thank GaryK652
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Beautiful restored missions. History that is never ending. Beautiful gift shops that have local gifts for sale. What a change from other tourist places.

1  Thank Lynn R
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October 26, 2017|
Response from sbarron2015 | Property representative |
1ST THANKSGIVING 1598 Birth of the American Southwest! Third Sunday in April Socorro Mission Socorro,Texas JOIN US!
January 22, 2017|
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Hello, Mission Trial Visitor Center 9065 Alameda Tue.-Fri.9-3pm visitelpasomissiontrailcom 915-851-9997
Katie M
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Response from sbarron2015 | Property representative |
Hello,thank you for your interest in our Historical Missions. No fees! The Mission Trial Visitor Center is at 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 visitelpasomissiontrailcom. Hope to see you soon.