• 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?

The Anza Trail stretches 1200 miles from Nogales, Arizona to San Francisco, California

Franciscan Father Pedro Font wrote a journal during his 1775-76 trip on the Anza Trail. Font suffered from culture shock, and his journals are a study in personal bigotry. However, by the time Font reached California he had grown more tolerant and wrote less insulting things about the tribes he met along the way. More...