Check out the Groups page to schedule a one-hour Safari Cart tour for groups of 2-5.
Guided Walks & Tours
Discover Wetlands Park with a Park naturalist.
Advance registration required. Fee: $5.
Sunday, October 3 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Nature is Personal (All ages)
Butterflies (All ages)
Sunday, November 7 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Nature Journal Walk with a Naturalist (Ages 8+)
Sunday, December 5 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 12 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Nature is for Kids (All ages)
Wetlands Walkers Reception & Walk
Sunday, December 19 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
New Year's Eve Sunset Walk (Ages 10+)
Friday, December 31 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Advance registration required. Ages 10+. Fee: $5.
Sunday, September 19 - 7:30 am to 9:30 pm
Sunday, October 17 - 7:30 am to 9:30 pm
Sunday, November 21 - 7:30 am to 9:30 pm
Studio WP Art Programs
Kids of all ages will learn basic art techniques and practice kid-friendly painting and drawing skills. Parents participate. All materials provided.
Advance registration required. Ages 6+. Fee: $5 per child.
Saturday, October 2, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 6, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday, December 4, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Paint pre-formed plaster molds of bugs, animals, and flowers. All supplies provided.
Advance registration required. Ages 3+. Fee: $1 per child.
Saturday, December 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Daniel Ogletree is an artist and Adjunct Instructor at UNLV and CSN, where he teaches drawing and design. He earned his MFA in printmaking from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2014, and has exhibited his work worldwide - from China and Poland to Hawaii and New York. He resides near the Wetlands Park with his wife and their Border Collie mix, where he enjoys hiking, climbing, trail running, and birding.
Learn how to use atmospheric perspective to draw your own haunted forest.
Saturday, October 23, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Sometimes, less really is more: discover how to create memorable impressionist landscapes with charcoal.
Saturday, December 11, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Looking for Nature Journaling? Check out the Discovery Walks: Nature Journal Walk with a Naturalist coming up on December 5 and December 12! (Look under Discovery Walks on this page.)
Ages 15+. Fee: $45 for 3 session series
Saturday, November 6, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Saturday, November 20, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Saturday, December 4, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for a story and age-appropriate lesson about Wetlands Park animals.
Free, Walk-In. Space is limited.
Location: Lizard Lounge (picnic room) in the Wetlands Park Nature Center.
Sunday Storytime with a Librarian
Engaging storytime and craft with a librarian from Whitney Library.
Sunday, September 12 at 11 am
Sunday, September 26 at 11 am
Sunday, October 10 at 11 am
Sunday, October 24 at 11 am
Sunday, November 14 at 11 am
Sunday, November 28 at 11 am
Sunday, December 12 at 11 am
Nature themed story and craft with a Park naturalist.
Wednesday, September 8 at 11 am
Sunday, September 19 at 11 am
Wednesday, October 13 at 11 am
Sunday, October 31 at 11 am
Wednesday, November 10 at 11 am
Wednesday, December 15 at 11 am
Ages 3-8. Parental participation required.
Fee: $5 per child. Program fee is discounted to $4 per child after three sessions per season.
Wednesday, October 6, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Spread Your Wings - Dragonflies! All outdoor exploration of this ancient insect using science, creativity, and wonder.
Saturday, October 9, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Scat & Tracks: Investigate scat & tracks found in the park and create a plaster mold of wildlife footprints.
Wednesday, October 20, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Batty for Bats! All outdoor exploration of this misunderstood mammal using science, creativity, and wonder.
Saturday, October 23, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Animals that Give You Chills… Learn about some of the animals that you might think are scary or gross!
Wednesday, November 3, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Predator & Prey: Explore the amazing world of owls and the Predator & prey relationship in an all-outdoor program using science, creativity, and wonder.
Saturday, November 13, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Ssenssssational Ssnakes! How do snakes use their senses? How do you use yours?
Wednesday, November 17, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Habitats & Homes: What do animals need in their habitats and where do they live? Come explore in an all-outdoor program using science, creativity, and wonder.
Saturday, November 27, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Loco Locomotion! Animals are adapted to move in different ways to help them find food and evade predators. Can you run, jump, and fly?
Programming at Wetlands Park reflects our commitment to connecting people to nature. The unique and amazing resources of the Park are not only important to the residents and visitors in the Las Vegas Valley, but also to wildlife. Join us for one of our educational or recreational programs. Programs are offered to a variety of ages and interests.
Program fees help support continued Wetlands Park programming. Wetlands Park requests 48 hours notice of cancellation prior to start of class for refund of program fees.
Are you new to Clark County Parks & Recreation?
To set up your Household account, click here. You will be prompted to enter your Household information. Once you submit this request, your household will be activated within three business days and you will receive a confirmation email. If you have any issues with this system, please call us at (702) 455-7522.Note: Scholarships are available for fee-based programs. Learn more here.