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El Paso Mission Trail

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Pretty and rustic missions; phenomenal volunteers

Went to all three sites (Ysleta and Socorro Missions and San Elizario Presidio chapel) - all within... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
a-travelin-foodie
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Try to see all the missions, they are worth the trip and are deep in history. Overall, very nice... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
glenn19562018
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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. EVENTS: APRIL : Birth of the American Southwest! THANKGIVING 1598 OCTOBER: LA CUEVA THEATRE 10180 SOCORRO ROAD...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to all three sites (Ysleta and Socorro Missions and San Elizario Presidio chapel) - all within a 10 mile stretch. Each is unique, pretty, and appreciably rustic. None are completely original due to floods, fires and wear and tear, but they are beautiful and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful comments, the volunteers deeply appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your Day trip with us ! . visitelpasomissiontrail .com for more info. Respectfully, EL PASO MISSION TRAIL ASSOCIATION 9064 Alameda El Paso, Texas

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Try to see all the missions, they are worth the trip and are deep in history. Overall, very nice and interesting.

Date of experience: May 2019
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you very much for your review! The Mission Trail volunteers deeply appreciate your visit. Please share visitelpasomissiontrail.com Respectfully, EPMTA

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Most mission trails are very interesting, but they are always a bit crude (when compared to other significant churches built in other parts of the world at the same time frame) and most have had significant "restoration" work done to preserve them--altering them in many...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2019

Thank You for for comments the volunteers of the EL PASO MISSION TRAIL ASSOCIATION deeply appreciate your support. visitelpasomissiontrail.com

Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

It was great to see the missions and walk where early settlers of the area walked. The missions are in beautifully restored condition with good information about the context of each. We started at the mission trail visitor center at Alameda and Zaragoza road. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Hello, Thank You very much for your kind review, our volunteers deeply appreciate your coments. We are glad you enjoyed your Mission Trail Day Trip. More information : Facebook El Paso Mission Trail Association. Respectfully, EPMTA

Reviewed February 22, 2019

We only went to La Mission de San Antonio de la Ysleta de Sur. The gate guard was most kind and allowed us to park inside the compound area on a Friday afternoon. No one was at the mission but the doors were open so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thank You for your comment, the volunteers deeply appreciated it. For more information visitelpasomissiontrail.com and El Paso Mission Trail Association Facebook. We are sorry we missed you at Visitor Center across the street. Respectfully, EPMTA

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Not a lot to see, but worth the visit. We went during the week, so it was not too busy. I would recommend stopping by for a visit if you have the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your visit! For more information : visitelpasomissiontrail.com. We are sorry we missed you at Visitor Center across the street of the Ysleta Mission. Respectfully, EPMTA

Reviewed November 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thank you for your review, we deeply appreciate your comments. The 2 missions and the presidio chapel in San Elizario are grateful for your visit. More history information at visitelpasomissiontrail.com Respectfully El Paso Mission Trail Association Facebook for events

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thank you for visiting the Mission Valley, your review is deeply appreciated. For more information and audio storyteller visitelpasomissiontrail.com and for events see Facebook EL PASO MISSION TRAIL ASSOCIATION Respectifully, El Paso Mission Trail Association Volunteers 9065 Alameda @ Zaragosa

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 listenMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your kind review the volunteers at El Paso Mission Trail Association deeply appreciated.it. We are very glad that you enjoyed the #1 Historical Site in El Paso. For more information visitelpasomissiontrail.com and Facebook El Paso Mission Trail Association. Respectfully, EL PASO...More

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Hello, Thank You for your kind review, El Paso Mission Trail Association volunteers deeply appreciate your coments. We are sorry we missed you at the Mission Valley Visitor Center 9065 Alameda @Zaragosa for more information visitelpasomissiontrail. com and THANKGIVING 1598 RE-ENACTMENT April 28th, 2019! Facebook...More

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Thankgiving 1598! April 25, 2019
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Hello, Mission Trial Visitor Center 9065 Alameda Tue.-Fri.9-3pm visitelpasomissiontrailcom 915-851-9997
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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.
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