La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park


Location:2 miles northeast of Lompoc at 2295 Purisima Road.
Facilities:Picnic areas, trails, restrooms, visitor center, museum, historic buildings.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, guided tours.
Special Features:Founded by Father Presidente Fermin de Lasuén in 1787, La Purisima Mission was the eleventh of 21 Franciscan missions in what is now California. It is considered the most completely restored mission in California, with ten of the original buildings fully restored and furnished, including the church, shops, quarters, and blacksmith shop.
Address:c/o Channel Coast District Office
911 San Pedro St
Ventura, CA 93001

Phone:805-733-3713
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=598
Size: 1,934 acres.

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La Purisima Mission State Historic Park is just northeast of Lompoc, where Purisima Road connects Highway 246 (from Buellton) with Highway 1 (toward Santa Maria).