Support Your Park
There are a number of ways to support the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail by either joining a friends group, making a donation to the Anza Trail Foundation, developing a volunteer group in your community, buying books about the Anza Trail from Western National Parks Association, submitting material for the quarterly "Noticias de Anza," or sharing the Anza Trail story with your community.
DONATE - support the Anza Trail with a tax deductible donation to the Trail's recognized support group - the Anza Trail Foundation. This non-profit organization supports the goals and purposes of the Trail through funding educational exhibits, signs, books, brochures, and providing and coordinating volunteer efforts over the 1200 miles of the Trail.
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...