Donations to LPFA go directly towards the continued care and support of the Los Padres National Forest. If direct donations are more your style, you can make a donation of any dollar amount here through our PayPal account. We thank you for your support and love of the Los Padres!

Give Back to the Forest for Giving Tuesday 2020!

It is always the right time to come together and support the greater good. We appreciate our amazing community doing just that: helping build and grow our mission with your unwavering support. This #GivingTuesday, December 1st, please consider continuing that support in any way you can. Click below to learn more about #GivingTuesday and how you can give back to the two Los Padres National Recreation Trails:

Donate to Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center

Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center is a historic resource for forest users and community members. Funding for the Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center and its programs comes from donations and sales at the center. Your support will help us continue to improve the center displays and programs. Consider a donation specific to maintaining our infrastructure, hosting educational programs, and keeping the Visitor Center open for years to come.


Become a Member and receive:

  • 15% Discount at Los Padres Ranger Stations and Visitor Centers
  • LPFA Sticker
  • Memberships of $50.00 or more receive their choice of a Los Padres related gift


Volunteer with us! If you are looking to put tools to the ground and leave an impact on the forest and our trails, come volunteer with us.