Donations to the 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 below, either for a specific fund or general use. We thank you for your support and love of the Los Padres!

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
  • Special Members-only perks!


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.