• Wildlife Corridor

    The Proposed Wildlife Corridor will connect the South Coast Wildness Area with the Santa Ana Mountains by establishing a 600’ to 1000’ wide corridor through the Orange County Great Park and the Federal lands.

  • Barbara’s Lake

    Laguna Coast Wilderness Park’s is the only place where you can see a natural lake in Orange County – Barbara’s Lake

  • Laguna Canyon Foundation

    Laguna Canyon Foundation is dedicated to preserving, protecting, enhancing and promoting the South Coast Wilderness Area – a network of open space parks that includes Laguna Coast & Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Parks

  • Volunteer Recruitment

Who We Are

Who We Are

Our Mission

Laguna Canyon Foundation is dedicated to preserving, protecting, enhancing and promoting the South Coast Wilderness – a network of open space that includes Laguna Coast Wilderness Park & Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, Orange County, CA.

For more information on our rich history and how the canyon was saved from development, visit out “About Us” page.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Interested in volunteering in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park or Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park? LCF is here to help! From staffing the award-winning Nix Nature Center to planting shrubs for habitat restoration, from leading hikes to maintaining the 70+ mile network of trails, volunteers are the heart of our wilderness parks. Visit our volunteer page for more information on our next training event.

Come Explore!

Our public programs take place almost every day of the week at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Aliso and Wood Wilderness Park and Laguna Niguel Regional Park.

To sign up for a hike, visit our calendar on All hikes are free but  a  donation of $2 per participant is always appreciated.

 One Time Volunteers

Looking to spend a day helping the LCF or OC Parks Staff with projects?  Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to schedule a time to come help with one of our many projects.

Email our Volunteer Coordinator


What’s New

What’s New

The Laguna Trails Coalition is an alliance of trail users, land managers, environmental groups, and industry leaders collaborating to support our parks and open space. Join us!

The Drought in CA has had heavy impacts on local waterways and vegetation but it also has large affects on our wildlife.  See how raptor populations are affected by the recent lack of water in our parks.  Read the full article.

Bark Beetles are a growing threat to the health of tress in Southern California.  The damage caused not only disrupts the beauty of the wilderness but leads to loss of habitat and an increase is fire danger wherever they spread.  See what is being done to help preserve our forests and what you can do to help.  Full article on our Restoration Blog.