Events for May 17, 2023 – Western National Parks Association

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Timpanogos Cave National Monument Celebrates 100 Years

Timpanogos Cave National Monument 1025 E Alpine Dr, Alpine

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is excited to announce opening for cave tours for 2023. Due to unprecedented snow in Utah and the resulting damage to the trail, cave tours will begin tentatively on May 31th to allow park staff more time to clear snow and repair the trail. Tickets are available for purchase up to […]


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 […]

Event Series Patio Talks

Patio Talks

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Meet at the Pine Springs Visitor Center Patio at 10 am for a 20-30 minute ranger talk. Meet at the Pine Springs Visitor Center Patio. An entrance fee of $10 per person (16 years of age and older) is required; entrance fees/passes permit 1-7 consecutive days of use in this national park. Holders of the Annual, Senior, Military, […]

Event Series Guided Hikes on the Islands

Guided Hikes on the Islands

Channel Islands National Park

On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by national park rangers,  volunteers, or concessionaire naturalists. If they are not available to lead hikes, self-guided interpretive trail booklets are available. Guided hike locations, distances, and departure times will be announced after your arrival on the island during the […]

Event Series Grand Palace Tour

Grand Palace Tour

Great Basin National Park

Grand Palace Tours are approximately 90 minutes long. The Grand Palace Tour travels 0.6 miles, and children must be at least 5 years old to join the Grand Palace Tour […]


Brown v. Board of Education Community Concert Event

Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Area 1515 SE Monroe St, Topeka

On May 17, Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park will host a free outdoor concert to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Supreme Court case that outlawed segregation […]