Anza Trail Blog

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A Beautiful Arrival Ceremony at the Presidio of San Francisco, June 25, 2016

Tagged as:   California , Culture , Hispanic heritage , Mexico , San Francisco County , Volunteers , history , living history , women , youth

Every year descendants of the original families of the second Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition, through their group Los Californianos, return to… Read more »

Tucson Sees 100 Classroom Presentations for the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service

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

This school year, more than 2,500 fourth graders across Tucson and southern Arizona connected with the 100th birthday of the National Park… Read more »

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 »

Oakland College Students Build Anza Trail "Parklet" on Campus

Tagged as:   Alameda County , California , urban , youth

Laney College architecture students helped Oakland, California, join the National Park Service Centennial celebration by unveiling a "national parklet" on campus.   Laura… Read more »

The Dirt on Adobe

Tagged as:   history , youth

If you work with Spanish colonial history, you've probably felt obligated at some point to conduct an adobe brick making demonstration. And… Read more »

They Must Have Been Pretty Tough...

Tagged as:   San Francisco County , history , youth

Bay Area native Noble Henderson is researching the Anza Trail in order to earn a Boy Scouts National Historic Trails Award. He… Read more »

Anza Trail Color Guard Claims a Top Prize

Tagged as:   San Diego County , Volunteers , living history , youth

Anza Trail partners the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum and Soldados y Californios de SoCal received a top honor for their Spanish colonial… Read more »

Art Walk Brings Students Through Oakland History

Tagged as:   Alameda County , Art , California , Historic Sites , youth

This week students brought art and history together for a unique walk to Oakland's Peralta Hacienda, a certified site of the Juan… Read more »

Intern Projects Include Audio Tour of the Anza Trail in the Sonoran Desert

Tagged as:   Arizona , Maricopa County , youth

Last year, the Academy of American Studies at Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, Ariz., contributed three talented, accomplished, and enthusiastic… Read more »

Junior Ranger Francesca’s Travels on the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , youth

This past Labor Day weekend, intrepid Junior Ranger Francesca, a 5th-grader from New Mexico, traveled the Anza Trail with her father to… Read more »

Anza Days 2013: Discovering Beauty and Family Along the Trail

Tagged as:   ATCA , Arizona , Pima County , Santa Cruz County , Volunteers , equestrian , living history , youth

Editor's note: The October 2013 Anza Days in Santa Cruz County saw an impressive 28 men, women, and children join the Anza… 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 »