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Beyond the direct work we do, we want to connect with others and amplify the work.

See how we work


We host a variety of outings and events--led by our leaders and in partnership with other organizations.

Come join the fun


Our work happens because of our committed leaders!

Meet our leaders

Our Story. Our mission.


Latino Outdoors is a growing community as a network and volunteer-run organization. Latino Outdoors exists to “connect cultura with the outdoors”.

The focus is on promoting a network of like-minded professionals, supporting outdoor leadership capacity-building opportunities for youth and young adults, and serving as a storytelling platform for defining the ambicultural identity connecting Latino communities and the outdoors.

Help Us Reach our Goals

Yosemite For Families


Mentorship Convenings

We're launching new initiatives and need your help!

We're looking to take families to Yosemite and connect youth to mentorship opportunities with Latino leadership in the field. In addition to our other programming, we need your support to do this! Please contribute to this work.

See what we are working on

We started off strong with our volunteer leaders and community support. Now we need your help in having the resources to implement the programming that will develop our leaders and community in this field. Please Donate!

Upcoming Events

  1. The Anza Expedition of 1775
    January 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Latest Stories & News

Tell us your story, what is your connection to the land and conservation? My story begins in the city of Lynwood, a town in Southeastern L.A. County nestled between South Gate, Compton, and South Central. Growing up, I loved watching nature documentaries with my dad and letting my imagination go wild. Unfortunately, I was not able to connect first hand with nature as often as I’d like, so I decided to become one of the founding members of my high … read more

Alin Badillo is a current student of the University of Wyoming majoring in International Studies and Environment and Natural Resources. This past semester she had the opportunity to write a “This I Believe” essay through a course offered by the UW Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources. She presented her work to students and faculty to share and express some of the core values that help guide her daily life. The “This I Believe” essay is based on a … read more

This post was originally published by the Institute at the Golden Gate, a program of the Parks Conservancy in partnership with the National Park Service. By Hector Zaragoza. Diversity, what is that? One of the main topics of conversation in the environmental movement is that of diversity. Here in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, we are home to an incredibly diverse population, both culturally and ethnically. Therefore the question remains how parks can actively engage all of these different communities. … read more