Wildflowers on Figueroa Mountain March 2019

Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area, Santa Lucia Ranger District


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Figueroa Mountain Wildflower Update April 18, 2019

[picture]: Lupine

The poppies are no longer visible on Grass Mountain with the exception of a few small patches of orange that can still be spotted on the southwest portion, along with some purple patches of lupine. For the most part, Grass Mountain is primarily covered in, as its name implies, grass. However, there are still so many gorgeous varieties of wildflowers throughout the mountain to see. In fact, currently, the mid-season wildflowers are in bloom and so many more are yet to come. If you are interested in seeing other incredible varieties of wildflowers throughout the mountain read the April 18 Wildflower Update. 

Snow conditions at Mt Pinos

Snowperson on Mt Pinos 12/11/2018

There is still snow on Mt Pinos! Check here for roads, weather, and other information about snow on the mountain.  Mt Pinos Ranger District snow page

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Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center Open House-Saturday, April 27, 2019

[image] Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center

Come out to the Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am - 2:00pm. Have fun and learn more about the Los Padres National Forest, meet Smokey Bear and much more!

Forest Recreation Information Brochures and Publications

[image} Kirk Creek Campground - Monterrey Ranger District

Information on recreational opportunities on the Los Padres National Forest.


Learn more about the Condor Sanctuary in the Los Padres

Condor Bitter Creek Wildlife Refuge

The Sanctuary lies within the Sespe Wilderness and is where the FS provides critical habitat, wildlife refuge, and land management for the protection of the CA condor.


Los Padres NF Wins Award for Women In Wildland Fire Training

A line of women dressed in firefighting gear stand in a field with shovels and hoes

In 2014 the Los Padres National Forest received a Washington Office diversity grant to fund a project designed to engage and recruit under-represented groups into the Fire Program.

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Interactive Visitor Map: Los Padres National Forest

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