• 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 by Bill Singleton, Pima Co. Copyright

Ever worry you'll be forgotten by history? Spaniard Juan Bautista de Anza almost was. In 1775 he led more than 240 colonists to California to found San Francisco. Spain lost California to Mexico, which lost it to the United States. Luckily, in the 1930s historian Herbert Bolton saved Anza from obscurity. More...