Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, San Francisco

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The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail commemorates, protects, and interprets the multicultural 1775-76 expedition by more than 240 men, women and children to settle the edge of the Spanish frontier and establish a mission and presidio in San Francisco.

In the U.S., the trail extends 1,200 miles through 20 counties in Arizona and California -- from Nogales to the San Francisco Bay Area.

The historic route also includes 600 miles in northern Mexico, where the settlers of San Francisco originated.
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  • This is the Old Stage Coach Road that used to link San Juan Bautista to Salinas. The trail is 8 miles (4 miles up and 4 back) if you take the entire trail. It is a dirt road that is nearly all uphill ...  more »
  • This was a drive I did by myself as I had a full free day. The trail went through lovely farmlands, many, many winery vineyards, ruins of the Dutton Hotel in an old area called Jolon, Mission Soledad,...  more »
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