Anza Trail Blog

Archive: Aug 1, 2013 to Aug 31, 2013

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »