Site Credits

Many people worked to design, develop, write copy, edit and launch this website. They include:

Design and Development

Website and mapping development by GreenInfo Network, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that assists others in the use of computer mapping (GIS) and related information and web technologies.

Website graphics and design by Ison Design.


Greg P. Smestad, Ph.D. We are indebted to Anza Expedition descendant, Greg P. Smestad, Ph.D, for much of the information contained here, originally published by Los Californianos as Antepasados, Volume XI: A Guide to the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail.

Web de Anza. The Center for Advanced Technology in Education, University of Oregon has generously provided access to the bilingual digital diaries of Juan Bautista de Anza, Pedro Font, and Francisco Garces, found on Web de Anza. Under the direction of Dr. Lynne Anderson, the Center for Advanced Technology in Education is currently working with the Anza Trail Foundation to update, enhance, and extend Web de Anza's features and content.

National Park Service. National Park Service staff worked closely with GreenInfo Network on the development of the Anza Trail MapCollaborator and on the content and design of Anza Staff contributing to the project included Naomi Torres, Superintendent; Steven Ross, Outdoor Recreation Planner; Hale Sargent, Interpretive Specialist. NPS Geographic Information Systems staff who assisted with the development of the Anza Trail MapCollaborator include Craig Dalby, GIS Program Manager, Sandy Margriter, Geographer; Mark Grupe, Geographer.

The Anza Trail staff would also like to express recognize the leadership of the staff of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail for developing their wonderful web site,, which served as an inspiration and model for this Anza Trail website.

Photos and More

Photos included on the site come from a variety of talented photographers. Their contributions are greatly appreciated!