• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

Places To Go

There are eight National Park Service sites located along the Anza Trail corridor. For directions, visit the National Park Service Sites webpage.

To learn about sites with primary exhibits or information on the 1775-76 Anza Expedition and the Anza Trail, visit the Anza Related Sites webpage.

Use the on-line Anza Trail Guide to plan your visit for each of the 19 counties along the trail.

Did You Know?

Copyright Bill Singleton, NPS and Pima County Graphics

Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza was one of the first Spaniards to visit the Casa Grande ruins in modern day Arizona in 1775. He had his priest, Father Pedro Font, measure its dimensions with a lance, and then use an astronomical quadrant to fix its astronomical position. More...