• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

Comprehensive Management and Use Plan

Did You Know?

The Anza Trail stretches from Nogales, Arizona to San Francisco, California

18th century Spanish military leader Juan Bautista de Anza, who led the expedition along the Anza Trail, was called 'Anza' when alive. About 100 years ago, someone mistakenly started calling him 'De' Anza. Use of the incorrect 'De Anza' name is rampant across the southwest on schools, parks, streets, and businesses. More...