Things To Do
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.
Did You Know?
18th century Spanish military leader Juan Bautista de Anza, who led the expedition along the Anza Trail, was called 'Anza' when alive. About 100 years ago, someone mistakenly started calling him 'De' Anza. Use of the incorrect 'De Anza' name is rampant across the southwest on schools, parks, streets, and businesses. More...