As a unit of the National Park Service, the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail administers the Anza Trail from the U.S. border at Nogales, Ariz., to the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Franciscan Father Pedro Font wrote a journal during his 1775-76 trip on the Anza Trail. Font suffered from culture shock, and his journals are a study in personal bigotry. However, by the time Font reached California he had grown more tolerant and wrote less insulting things about the tribes he met along the way. More...