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  • Multiple Days: 05/16/2014, 05/17/2014 Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

    Anza Trail in San Luis Obispo County

    (Download the event flyer)

    The National Park Service, the Atascadero Mutual Water Company, and the City of Paso Robles present two opportunities to explore the Anza Trail in San Luis Obispo County:

    Talking History: Friday, May 16 in Atascadero

    The Anza Trail & the Spanish Settlement of California
    Friday, May 16, 7PM - 8:30PM
    Atascadero Lake Pavilion
    9315 Pismo Ave., Atascadero, CA

    This dessert lecture sponsored by the Atascadero Mutual Water Company will include a showing of the 25-minute film, The Anza Expedition, followed by a talk and Q&A with park ranger from the National Park Service. RSVP requested to 805-464-5347 or jhendrickson@amwc.us 

    Walking History: Saturday, May 17 in Paso Robles

    Guided River Walk Along the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
    Saturday, May 17, 10AM - Noon
    Meeting location:
    Larry Moore Park (100 Block of Riverbank Lane), Paso Robles, CA
    Walk distance: 3-mile round trip – from Lawrence Moore Park to just short of Creston Road on the River Trail.

    The City of Paso Robles and the National Park Service will inaugurate a new series of interpretive exhibits along the Salinas River Trail with a guided river walk, May 17. The bilingual exhibits mark the Salinas River Trail's place along the 1200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. The Anza Trail commemorates the migration route of the first colonists to arrive overland into California in 1775-76. 

    The 3-mile round-trip walk will share the story of the 1775-76 Anza Expedition and include a ribbon-cutting of the new panels.

    The interpretive exhibits were designed by Brandon Medeiros of Rick Engineering Company and funded in partnership with the City of Paso Robles, the Paso Robles REC Foundation and the National Park Service.

    For more information, contact 415-623-2344 or hale_sargent@nps.gov

    Location: Atascadero and Paso Robles, Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail Fee Information: free Contact Name: Hale Sargent Contact Email: hale_sargent@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: 415-623-2344

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