Anza Trail Blog

Tag = Recreation Trail

Los Angeles Event Helps Anza Trail Reach its Centennial Goals

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

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti certified 30 miles of the Los Angeles River Greenway as an official component of the Anza Trail… Read more »

Photographer Finishes 1,200-Mile Hike of the Entire Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , hiking

Photographer and author Bart Smith completed a hike of the entire 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail on Friday, April… Read more »

Hike Report: Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , Santa Clara County , hiking

Recently opened to the public the Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve provides people with great opportunity to hike, bike or ride horseback… Read more »

Hike Report: Ed Levin County Park

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , Santa Clara County , hiking

The Anza Trail is partnering with Santa Clara County Parks to offer a series of hikes in celebration of the National Park… Read more »

Public Lands Day on the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Arizona , Recreation Trail , Santa Cruz County , Tumac├ícori , Volunteers , hiking

On September 26, 2015 Ranger Gabriel lead a group on a Anza Trail clean up at Tumacácori National Historical Park for Public… Read more »

Scouting for Wildflowers along the Salinas River

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

Four years of historically low rainfall has created a new perspective for plant sighting, and a fun way to take in the… Read more »

An Illustrated Hike Along the New Miller Trail

Tagged as:   California , Contra Costa County , Recreation Trail

Winter time in the Bay Area brings a sense of unpredictable adventure when planning outdoor excursions, and this proved true on my… Read more »

Discover Our Country's National Scenic and Historic Trails

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , history

The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail is not only a program of the National Park Service. It is also a… Read more »

Hike the Anza Trail through Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve

Tagged as:   Alameda County , Contra Costa County , Recreation Trail , hiking

This easy, 1.7-mile loop trail takes you on a beautiful segment of Anza Trail through the Oakland Hills. This segment of Anza… Read more »

Anza Trail Welcomes New Outdoor Recreation Planner BriAnna Weldon

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , equestrian , hiking

In September 2014, the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail welcomes BriAnna Weldon to its San Francisco administrative staff as Outdoor… Read more »

Anza Trail Walk in the Southland

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

Hike the Anza Trail through the Whittier Narrows to Old Mission San Gabriel In sprawling East Los Angeles County, nature, history, and… Read more »

Presidio of San Francisco Unveils Anza Trail Improvements

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Recreation Trail , San Francisco County , hiking

The Presidio of San Francisco is a major landmark along the 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. It was here… Read more »

Hike the Anza Trail through the Cardiac Hills of New Almaden Quicksilver

Tagged as:   Recreation Trail , Santa Clara County

A steep climb up, followed by a swift hike down: This 3-mile loop along the Anza Recreation Trail in New Almaden Quicksilver… Read more »

Reflections on the 14th National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference in Tucson

Tagged as:   Arizona , Pima County , Recreation Trail , youth

For the past year I’ve been interning with Ron Morfin, the Recreation and Wilderness Lead of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »