Mission San Miguel Arcángel

Founded in 1797 by the Franciscan order, Mission San Miguel Arcángel is the 16th California mission and was named a National Historic Landmark in 2006. This Spanish mission is located between Mission San Luis Obispo and Mission San Antonio de Padua. Of California's twenty-one missions, Mission San Miguel Arcángel features much of its original layout and buildings, including a portion of the neophyte village and mission arcade. 


With abundant hiking, biking, horseback riding, golfing and everything in between (including hot air ballooning) Paso's the place where outdoor enthusiasts can venture out and relish the scenery with gusto.


With ample open space, there is no shortage of state and local parks in and around Paso Robles. Right in the heart of downtown, play on the pristine lawn and enjoy a picnic at the tables located in the five-acre Downtown City Park. Along the coast, discover cultural and natural preserves featuring wildlife and native plant communities.