• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

For Kids

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Earn a Junior Ranger Badge with the Anza Trail

Commander Anza is recruiting people to go to Alta California! Are you ready to make the trip? Visit our online Junior Ranger program at http://www.AnzaJuniorRanger.org.

See if you can make the right decisions to reach Alta California as a member of the Anza Expedition and we will send you an official Anza Trail Junior Ranger badge!

Did You Know?

Read the journals of Anza by clicking the 'more' link.

In 1775, Spanish Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza led more than 240 people and one thousand cattle and horses on a journey over two thousand miles to San Francisco, which Anza founded. 150 of Anza's charges were children under sixteen. Eight of the women were pregnant; several gave birth along the way. More...