• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

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  • Before the Bridge | Antes del Puente

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Learn about the Anza Trail and the Spanish settlement of San Francisco. More

  • Bike the Guadalupe River Trail

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Capt. Anza named this river the Guadalupe in 1776. Join us for an interpretive bike ride along the trail today. More

  • Before the Bridge | Antes del Puente

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Learn about the Anza Trail and the Spanish settlement of San Francisco. More

  • Pony Up for Anza (Tubac)

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    A community party to raise funds for the horses for the Anza Day reenactment ride from the Tumacacori Mission to the Presidio. Featuring a B-B-Q, music, piñata and 50-50 drawing. Hosted by the Tubac Rotary. More

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...