Events for May 15, 2023 – Western National Parks Association

Find a WNPA or Park Event

Explore culture, history, nature, and more at virtual events or events at The National Parks Store. To find events among the 70+ national parks that partner with Western National Parks Association, visit the Discover Our Parks page and choose a partner park.

Event Series Lodge Room Tour

Lodge Room Tour

Great Basin National Park

Lodge Room tours last about 60 minutes and explore about .5 miles of the cave. This family-friendly tour visits the Gothic Palace, Music Room, and Lodge Room as it winds its way through cave passages. Tours are limited to 20 visitors. White Nose Syndrome screening is mandatory. To check in for the tour, speak with […]

Miles of Scenic Beauty | Santa Monica Mountains NRA

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area 26876 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas

The Painters of the Santa Monica Mountains is a group of artists who live near this stunning landscape. What better way to express their passion for its beauty and charm than to paint what they see, preserving this naturally diverse area through their artistry. Art Exhibit & Sale from Wednesday, May 3 to Sunday, May […]


Living with Giants (West District)

Saguaro National Park

The saguaro celebrates events and faces challenges throughout its life. A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought, lightning, frost, and other dangers. Wheelchair accessible.  

Event Series Pueblo Bonito Tour

Pueblo Bonito Tour

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Join a park ranger on a guided walk through the largest Great House in Chaco Culture NHP and learn about the people that called this canyon home. Tour will last approximately one hour.  

Event Series Geology Talk

Geology Talk

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

How did the Black Canyon form? What kinds of rocks are these? Discover answers to these and other questions about this dizzying chasm. Meet at Pulpit Rock viewpoint - 3 pm. 20-30 minutes. May be cancelled due to staffing shortages or bad weather. Start time may be earlier in mid-summer due to heat. Pulpit Rock […]