• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

Park Newspaper

Noticas de Anza is a quarterly, free publication of the National Park Service with current information and events about the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Download current and back issues here.

Articles and captioned photos from the public are welcome. Please email submissions to the newsletter editor with author, photo credit, or event announcements.

Did You Know?

Anza didn't visit the La Brea tarpits, but saw another oil seep nearby.

Juan Bautista de Anza, who established the Anza Trail, led more than 240 settlers up the California coast in 1775. They experienced a 3 minute earthquake one day. Another day they saw crude oil bubbling out of the ground and found more oil on the beach as it bubbled up and washed ashore. More...