Daytrip! The Mission Trail: San Elizario, Socorro, and Ysleta
• by Paul Slocumb • The story of El Paso's Mission Trail begins thousands of years ago with the hunter-gatherers who first inhabited what is now the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez metro area. These hunter-gatherers began moving towards agricultural food production around 400 A.D., and their transition culminated in complex pueblos built with adobe and inhabited between 1200