Plan Your Visit

History. Culture. Outdoor Recreation.
The 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail connects historic, cultural, and recreation sites in 20 counties of Arizona and California*. Each site is independently operated. Hours, fees, and use rules vary. Contact individual sites for details.

Explore this section further:

Places to Go: Historic sites and recreation trails that reveal the legacy of the Anza Trail.

Things to Do: Major, annual cultural events along the Anza Trail.

A map of all trail sites, a full list of events, and a link to subscribe to our newsletter are available at http://www.anzahistorictrail.org

*Counterparts in Mexico work to promote the historic Anza Trail in the states of Sinaloa, Sonora, and Baja California.

 

Interactive Map & Online Trail Experience

Visit our partner website, http://www.AnzaHistoricTrail.org, for a dynamic online Anza Trail experience:

  • Discover points of interest, recreation trails, and historic sites along the Anza Trail
  • Create custom maps of the Anza Trail's Historic Corridor, Auto Route, and Recreation Trails
  • Find local events
  • Read expedition diaries (courtesy of Web de Anza) and toggle an expedition timeline to follow the colonists as they traveled north
  • Download county maps and read county guides of trail resources (adapted from the Anza Trail Guide by 1775-1776 Anza Colonizing Expedition descendant Greg P. Smestad, Ph.D.)
  • Earn your Junior Ranger badge by completing a virtual expedition
  • And much more!

AnzaHistoricTrail.org is a partnership of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail and the Anza Trail Foundation.


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