View of ocean coast with wild flowers on the side of cliffs.

Wildflowers Big Sur Coast, Monterey Ranger District


Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping OHV Riding Hunting


Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center Summer Saturday Naturalist Programs

[image] Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center

Visit the Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center on Saturdays this summer. Learn about bears, bats, bees, trees and more! Summer Schedule

Figueroa Mountain Wildflower Update May 3, 2019


Hello and happy May!

Some of the early and mid-season wildflowers on Figueroa Mountain are getting tired and going to seed, but the late season varieties are just getting started May 3, 2019 Update 


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Forest Recreation Information Brochures and Publications

[image} Arroyo Seco 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.

A map of our nations national forests and grasslands.

Interactive Visitor Map: Los Padres National Forest

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