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La Purisima State Historical Park

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2295 Purisima Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436-9647
+1 805-733-3713
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Amazing

I really enjoyed this Mission. There is no cost and you are able to go into so many rooms. It is... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Tcard2013
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Turlock, California
via mobile
Amazing venue

The California Mission is definetely one of the most interesting and beautiful of all. The rural... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Norbert T
,
Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“mission life” (26 reviews)
“visitor center” (34 reviews)
“la purisima” (52 reviews)
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LOCATION
2295 Purisima Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436-9647
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+1 805-733-3713
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"mission life"
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"visitor center"
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"la purisima"
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"california missions"
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"hiking trails"
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"mission grounds"
in 12 reviews
"civilian conservation corps"
in 11 reviews
"farm animals"
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"live animals"
in 8 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 10 reviews
"living quarters"
in 6 reviews
"step back in time"
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"gift shop"
in 9 reviews
"early california"
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"historical park"
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"rural setting"
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this Mission. There is no cost and you are able to go into so many rooms. It is pretty large so expect a good amount of walking.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The California Mission is definetely one of the most interesting and beautiful of all. The rural setting is one of the main attractions verses the missions that are located principally in cities and towns. Also a very good restoration with very good interpretrative rooms of...More

2  Thank Norbert T
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to a lot of California's missions and this one is among my favorites. The grounds are pretty and expansive; most missions are limited within an urban locale, but this one has a more rural area to spread itself out, and you really get...More

2  Thank Mikey B
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I recently went to La Purisima mission with family and we all loved it. We were in a group that included 2 young children and they absolutely loved it as well because they had plenty of space to run and play. This mission has very...More

1  Thank Glory V
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were camping and decided to visit this park which included La Purisma mission. The visitor center had great exhibits regarding the history and involvement of the CC during the Depression. We toured the facility and the rooms were decorated with items that were used...More

2  Thank Crazycruiser59
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've been to La Purisima many times. I usually come here to hike with my girlfriend and dog, but I occasionally come just to wander the grounds and say hi to the animals or peer into the rooms. I like how they have set up...More

1  Thank DCTracker
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a state park so basically the hours are sunrise to sunset. Every now and then there are special night time events with docents as your host. The Mission is huge and there are many trails that go for miles behind and above the...More

Thank bobg989
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

it'S NOT WELL PUT TOGEATHER. A DIRT ROAD IN THE PLACE. dirty , nothing was saying come in . paid to get in and was not worth it.

Thank Kelli1981
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Everyone in Lompoc knows where you went when you say "I'm walking at the mission." The two trails most used are the "upper loop" and the "lower loop". The lower loop is fairly flat and most popular. The upper loop is more of a challenge...More

Thank Kco196
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This mission stood out at as one of ‘the ones to visit’ on our PCH road trip, as there are so many great missions to see! It was really worth the trip, and there was a lot we could see from the old days. The...More

Thank CCMH
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ecl921
1 August 2016|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
O'Cairns is on Ocean in the city of Lompoc. Drive time is about 5 minutes. Not sure our local bus service but we do have cabs.
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ecl921
1 August 2016|
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Response from JYY702 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe uber. Its only 3 miles away.
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