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El Paso Mission Trail

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Address: 9-mile stretch of Zaragosa and Socorro Rds, 9065 Alameda, El Paso, TX 79907
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+1 915-851-9997
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mission Valley Visitor Center

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Beautiful and cultural

The missions are beautiful and part of a wonderful culture, please visit each one and do a bit of research on their history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
bren416
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Harrison, Tennessee
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Harrison, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The missions are beautiful and part of a wonderful culture, please visit each one and do a bit of research on their history.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not sure, but this may be the second oldest settlement in the entire United States (after St Augustine, Florida). Not too exciting, but there is a casino next door and it is practically walking distance to Mexico.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to do the trail while in El Paso the week before Xmas. Unfortunately two of the three churches were closed and we could only visit one. It would probably have been a worthwhile attraction if they all been open. It might be good to call the mission trail office to make sure you can get in

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry that your experience was not a happy one. Please visitelpasomissiontrailcom. The site has a audio tour, The Ysleta Mission restoration will be completed at the end of January. What time were you in San Elizario? Thank You, EL Paso Mission Trial Association Facebook! More 

El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful experience for the entire family to learn about the history of The conquistadors and settlers of the area. It also has some breath taking Missions that you must see.Make sure you take drinks with you if in the summer it get hot in El Paso. There are great little restaurants along the trail. You will be... More 

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Happy New Year! Thank you for your review, it is deeply appreciated. El Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 Facebook! visitelpasomissiontrailcom. More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

If you would love to see El Paso off the expressway then check out the mission trail. It will take you from the east to the west side of the city through the streets. Not for everyone but interesting trip

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Mission Trial! EL Paso Mission Trial Association VISITOR CENTER 9065 Alameda visitelpasomissiontrailcom. for more information. More 

El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

When you visit these missions, look at the architecture that was done back when they were built. Thick adobe walls and wooden ceiling beams. The beams have very nice designs painted on them. I have been in these missions during 100+ summer heat. You do not feel the heat because of the thick adobe walls.

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your kind review and sharing with your friends about our Historicial Missions. Yes, we are fifty yrs. older than San Antonio, and 100 yrs. olderd than Calif.! Please stop by at 9065 Alameda Visitor Center. visitelpasomissiontrail.com and like us on Facebook! Thank you Sylvia More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We took a car ride and saw all three missions. Maybe I've been spoiled by the missions in California, but these really are not showstoppers. History buffs may get more out of them, perhaps.

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello Sir, I so sorry that your visit to our Mission Valley was not what you expected. Our Missions are 100 yrs older than Calif. and 50 yrs. older than San Antonio, we are not under NPS yet. Hopefully this will happen soon. Please see visitelpasomissiontrailcom for detailed information. Thank you for visiting! EL Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Tour companies rush you to see 3 missions. Not quaint. One was under under construction and you could not go in.

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, I am so sorry that your visit was unpleasant, please if you would let me know the company that you used. The 1 st stop is Mission Valley Visitor Center, where the details are given and a film is shown. Please see visitelpasomissiontrailcom for the audio tour. Thank you EPMTA 9065 Alameda 851-9997 More 

Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very bad. Total waste of time. Very little information, very hot. Even took us to one that was closed for renovation.

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, I am so sorry that your experience was unpleasant. The 1st stop is a Mission Valley Visitor Center, this is where we tell you the details, such as short film etc.. please visit elpasomissiontrailcom it will give a audio tour. Thank you EPMTA 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 . More 

Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I went to the first in the line of mission to Mission Ysleta. When I arrived there I found it extremely difficult to find parking. when I did there were signs posted all over they were not responsible for any theft or damage to the cars. Entering the parking lot there was security ALL over the place. Mostly hanging around... More 

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Dear Visitor, We are so sorry that your experience was not pleasant.The Mission Valley Visitor Center is 9065 Alameda. We tell visitors about the restoration at the YSLETA MISSION for pictures only on the grounds. The security is from the Tigua Casino because their customers need to park at their parking. I hope you used the website visitelpasomissiontrail.com. the next... More 

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