Santa Cruz Valley
Following the Santa Cruz Valley would have lead Anza to San Javier del Bac.
The Santa Cruz Valley landscape looking north in southwest Arizona today. This valley would be like a broad highway though the trail approach from Tubac to San Javier del Bac was well known by the late 18th century.
US National Park Service.
Courtesy of US National Park Service. Meredith Kaplan, Superintendent of Anza National Historic Trail.