As a unit of the National Park Service, the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail administers the Anza Trail from the U.S. border at Nogales, Ariz., to the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Anza Trail does not own or manage any land or resources associated with the trail; rather, we work in partnership with federal, state, county, city, and other public agencies, as well as non-profit organizations, private landowners, volunteers, and others who maintain, build, certify, protect, and interpret the Anza Trail.

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Our Mission Statement

As a program of the National Park Service, the mission of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail is to:

1) Share the story of the Anza Expedition, including the American Indian tribal communities impacted and encountered by the journey.

2) Support development of a continuous, 1,200-mile, multi-use, non-motorized recreation trail, parallel to the historic trail route, between Nogales, Ariz., and the San Francisco Bay Area; and

3). Serve as a link among related historic, cultural, and natural sites along the historic route, connecting people to the modern legacy of the Anza Expedition.

Last updated: August 16, 2017

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San Francisco, CA 94104



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