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Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi - Things to Know Before Visiting

Nogales, AZ 85621, USA

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About Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

Mission los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi is a National Historic Landmark located in the Tumacácori National Historical Park. It was founded by Jesuit missionary Fathers Kino and Salvatierra in 1691 as La Misión de San Gabriel de Guevavi, a district headquarters in what is now Arizona, near Tumacácori. Subsequent missionaries called it San Rafael and San Miguel, resulting in the common historical name of Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi.


Attractions Near Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

Las Lagunas de Anza Wetlands
Las Lagunas de Anza Wetlands5.48km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

Las Lagunas is a lush Natural Wetlands smack dab off the I-19 Freeway just 8 miles from the Mexican borderThis trail is great for walking and other nature trips, and it's unlikely you'll encounter many other people while exploring. The site is managed by Santa Fe Ranch Foundation and the Las Lagunas de Anza outreach group.

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area
Sonoita Creek State Natural Area8.83km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area is a haven for more than 315 species of birds, which was located at the base of the Santa Rita Mountains near Patagonia. There are 26 recorded cultural resource sites located within the Natural Area that all have an Arizona State Museum Site Number associated with them. These sites range from a Hohokam field house to the historic New Mexico and Arizona railroad grade

Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum
Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum9.15km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

This is a local museum and historical landmark in Nogales, Arizona. The museum showcases various artifacts and memorabilia from the ancient times of Pimeria Alta to help preserve and promote the historic territory. You shall find documents, artifacts and other objects of historic importance that portray the communities that lived in this ancient town.

Sonoita Creek
Sonoita Creek9.3km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

A tributary stream of the Santa Cruz River in Santa Cruz County. It offers camp sites, hiking, and picnic areas for day use, and overlooks beautiful Patagonia Lake State Park.

New Mexico & Arizona Railroad Trail Trailhead
New Mexico & Arizona Railroad Trail Trailhead9.51km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

The New Mexico & Arizona Railroad Trail, also known as the Railroad Grade Trail, is a rustic hiking and equestrian trail in the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area outside of Patagonia, Arizona. The area provides prime habitat for birds, including rare ones, best viewed in March through September or late April through May.

Patagonia Lake State Park
Patagonia Lake State Park9.83km from Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi

Patagonia Lake State Park was established in 1975 as a state park and is an ideal place to find whitetail deer roaming the hills and great blue herons walking the shoreline.The park offers a beach, picnic area with ramadas, tables & grills, a creek trail, boat ramps, a marina, and the Lakeside Market. There is a campground, boat-in camp sites, restrooms, showers, and a dump station. The Lakeside Market offers boat rentals, fishing licenses, bait, ice, and more.

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Discover More Attractions in Santa Cruz County, Where Mission Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi Is Located

Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona, United States. Santa Cruz County of Southern Arizona is a big mountain range by Sky Island standards, but there is relatively little convenient access. If you love nature, Santa Cruz makes an excellent launching pad. Board a boat tour from the wharf for whale-watching—grays, blues, or humpbacks, depending on the time of year—or take a winding drive in the Santa Cruz Mountains to see the ancient trees at Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

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