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.

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Mailing Address:

333 Bush Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94104


(415) 623-2343
Details listed are for the San Francisco administrative office of the Anza Trail. The 1,200-mile Anza Trail connects historic, cultural, and recreation sites from Nogales, AZ, to the San Francisco Bay Area that reveal the legacy of our Spanish colonial heritage. To learn more, visit Each site along the Anza Trail is managed independently. Contact individual sites for hours, directions, and other details.

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