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Discover historic, cultural, and recreation sites along the 1200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail throughout California and Arizona.
Visit our partner website, www.AnzaHistoricTrail.org, to find sites, trail resources, and events along the U.S. portion of the trail. (The historic corridor of the 1775-76 Anza expedition also includes the Mexican states of Sinaloa, Sonora, and Baja California.)
While there is no official Anza Trail visitor center, the National Park Service hosts a permanent Anza Trail exhibit in the historic 1849 Martinez Adobe, on the grounds of the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California.
Many affiliated historic, cultural, and recreation sites on the Anza Trail offer visitor services and facilities. Inquire before you visit.
Contact the Anza Trail administrative office in San Francisco at 415-623-2344 or via email.
Stay on this NPS website, www.nps.gov/JUBA, for administrative resources of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, including resources for trail management, planning, interpretation, and education.
Did You Know?
In 1774, Spaniard Juan Bautista de Anza met Chief Palma of the Quechan (pronounced khet-chan) tribe and they became friends. When Anza returned a year later with more than 240 settlers bound for California, Palma gave Anza 6000 watermelons. The Quechan people still grow these watermelons today. More...