Pinal County Trailheads

Picacho peak
Once Anza passed Picacho Peak, his entourage left the known Spanish empire. Common but non-native palm trees were brought to the area long after Anza passed through.

Jeff Axel - NPS

Picacho Peak was a landmark for the Anza Expedition.

Read Passing Picacho: Font's journal entry.

While no recreation trail segments exist in Pinal County, the county is actively working on a Trails Master Plan. Pinal County, with the help of the National Park Service, will begin construction of Anza Trail segments in the coming years.

 
Don Garate, Anza impersonator and park ranger.
Ranger Don Garate portraying Anza on the October 31, 1775 visit to Casa Grande ruins.

Jeff Axel - NPS

Anza and Font spent a day at Casa Grande National Monument.

Read what Font and Anza wrote about Casa Grande by clicking their names. Font's journal is especially interesting.

 

Last updated: August 30, 2012

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