Anza Trail Blog

Archive: Jan 1, 2013 to Dec 31, 2013

Restoring Healthy Wetlands Along the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Arizona , California , Historic Sites , Nature , San Francisco County , Santa Cruz County

The Anza Trail is bookended by a lake and a wetland. Symbols of life and sustenance, they served as the southernmost and… Read more »

Friends of Griffith Park Debuts Anza Trail Map

Tagged as:   Los Angeles County , hiking

This August, Friends of Griffith Park developed a new resource to commemorate the park’s special place along the Anza Trail.  A new… Read more »

East Bay Hills Thru Hike & Ride on the Bay Area Ridge Trail

Tagged as:   Alameda County , Bay Area Ridge Trail , California , East Bay Regional Park District , Recreation Trail , equestrian , hiking

The weather at daybreak was very foggy and wet, but we felt no chill, as it seems this country is a more… Read more »

Bike the Anza Trail in Wildcat Canyon

Tagged as:   California , Contra Costa County , Recreation Trail , biking , hiking

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is the largest regional park district in the country; it manages more than 112,000 acres… Read more »

Roberto-Sunol Adobe Acquired by California Pioneers of Santa Clara County

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Santa Clara County

San Jose has only two extant adobes, one of which is the Roberto-Sunol Adobe at 770 Lincoln Avenue in the Willow Glen… Read more »

Hike the Anza Trail through Fort Ord National Monument

Tagged as:   California , Monterey County , Recreation Trail , biking , equestrian , hiking

On April 20, 2012, President Obama signed a proclamation to designate Fort Ord National Monument. The former military installation holds some of the… Read more »

Stay Where the Anza Expedition Camped

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Missions , Monterey County

There is nothing quite like staying at the Hacienda at Fort Hunter Liggett. It’s like entering several time warps. For starters, it… Read more »

Anza Trail Volunteers Share Top Honors at La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros

Tagged as:   ATCA , Arizona , Pima County , living history

In its public debut, the Anza Trail Coalition of Arizona Color Guard shared top honors at the 88th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade… Read more »

Hike Along the Salinas River in El Paso de Los Robles

Tagged as:   California , Recreation Trail , San Luis Obispo County , hiking

El Paso de los Robles translates as “Pass of the Oaks.” This central coast community, known simply as “Paso” by locals, is… Read more »

Meet the Anza Trail Foundation

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It was a sunny fall afternoon when I found myself hiking along the Ellwood Mesa Open Space looking for Monarch butterflies. The… Read more »

Hike the Anza Trail in Calabasas

Tagged as:   California , Los Angeles County , Recreation Trail , hiking

The Anza Expedition camped at a site Anza called Agua Escondida (hidden water) on February 22, 1776. The historic campsite was located… Read more »

The Critically Endangered Colonial Spanish Mission Horse

Tagged as:   equestrian

The pure Spanish horses transported to New Spain demonstrated their steady mind and hardiness long before they reached the beaches of eastern… Read more »