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Interpretive Programs

Interpretive Programs

Interpretive Programs

Check out the Groups page to schedule a Safari Cart tour, private group guided walking tour, or a Nature Craft with Friends birthday program for kids.

Having difficulty with the online registration system? Call us at (702) 455-7522 to register by phone (payment not accepted by phone); come into the Nature Store, open Tuesday-Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; or complete this form and email it to: wetlands@clarkcountynv.gov (do not send payment information by email). 

Tip: In Webtrac, the online registration system, if you see a gray paragraph describing the program without the date and time, click on it once to view dates and details. If you are viewing it as a table, click the little box on the left, then "Add to Cart." If you are on a screen with an "Add to Selection List" button, clicking that will allow you to add the program to your Cart. We can help you recover your username or reset your password if needed.

Visit the Online Activities page for kids. Kids earn prizes! Free. 
Have you joined Wetlands Walkers yet? Our free walking club is a great way to get your steps in, explore the Park, and learn about a new migratory species every year. Earn prizes at milestones!

Guided Walks & Tours

Discovery Walks

Discovery Walks
Explore Wetlands Park on guided walks with a Park naturalist and Certified Interpretive Guide. Spring 2024 walks are open to all ages. Fee $5.

Register here.
    The Road Less Traveled
    Saturday, January 27 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    The Secret World of Beavers
    Saturday, February 24 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    The Healing Power of Nature
    Saturday, March 30 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    Is it Edible?
    Sunday, April 14 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Tip: At the registration links above, click the description box to expand and show the available dates. Click on the box for the selected date and click "Add to Cart." If you go to a single program's page, click "Add to Selection List" then "Add to Cart."

Birding Walks
Birding Walks
Walk with a Wetlands Park nature guide and a birding expert from Red Rock Audubon Society. Each program begins and ends with an informal social gathering where the session’s topic is discussed and light refreshments are served. Great for beginners and more experienced birders! Ages 10+. Fee $5.

Locations vary and will be announced. Registered participants will receive detailed driving directions.

Register here. 
    Saturday, January 20, 2024, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
    Saturday, February 17, 2024, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
    Saturday, April 20, 2024, 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Studio WP Art Programs

Arts & Crafts for Kids
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Free Youth Art Workshop
Window of Compassionate Curiosity
Saturday, February 3 - 10:00 am - 11:40 am
Ages 8-14. FREE. Advance registration required.

Register here.
Join artist Hue for this Youth Art Workshop. Remember those goofy questions you asked as a kid? Join our wacky workshop where we'll share our quirkiest queries, write them on fabric, and craft imaginative answers with cardboard. The group art piece created during this workshop will remain on display at the Wetlands Park Nature Center through April.

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Nature Art for Kids

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 4-17. Fee: $5 per child.
Register here.  
   Watercolor Birds & Feathers
     Sunday, January 7 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Watercolor Mammals
     Sunday, February 4 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Watercolor Flowers
     Sunday, March 3 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Watercolor Desert Tortoise
     Sunday, April 7 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Watercolor Landscape & Skies
     Sunday, May 5 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Critters & Crafts
Live animal encounters with a lesson and painting craft.
All materials provided. Advance registration required. Ages 3+. Fee: $10 per child.
Register here.
   Arachnids
     Sunday, February 18 - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
   Tortoises & Turtles
     Sunday, April 21 - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Kids Create - with Plaster, Clay & Molds
Get creative with plaster and clay!
All materials provided. Advance registration required. Ages 3+. Fee: $10 per child.
Register here.  
   Clay Owl with Nest and Eggs
     Sunday, January 21 - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
   Succulents and Planters
     Sunday, March 17 - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
   Landscape on Tile
     Sunday, May 19 - 10:00 am to 12:30 pm


For more crafts, check out the section on this page called "Storytime."
For more to do with kids, check out Discovery Walks and Wetlands Explorers.

Art Programs for Teens & Adults
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Free Youth Art Workshop
Window of Compassionate Curiosity
Saturday, February 3 - 10:00 am - 11:40 am
Ages 8-14. FREE. Advance registration required.

Register here.
Join artist Hue for this Youth Art Workshop. Remember those goofy questions you asked as a kid? Join our wacky workshop where we'll share our quirkiest queries, write them on fabric, and craft imaginative answers with cardboard. The group art piece created during this workshop will remain on display at the Wetlands Park Nature Center through April.

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Family Programs

Storytime

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.
All ages.

Nature Tales
Nature themed story and craft with a Park naturalist, with an age-appropriate nature lesson.
   Birds
     Wednesday, January 10 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Nature Tales
     Sunday, February 11 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Owls
     Wednesday, February 14 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Nature Tales
     Saturday, March 2 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   The Sun

     Wednesday, March 13 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Flowers
     Wednesday, April 10 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Beavers
     Wednesday, May 8 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Dragonflies
     Wednesday, June 12 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Desert Tortoises
     Wednesday, July 10 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Rabbits
     Wednesday, August 14 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Butterflies
     Wednesday, September 11 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Bats
     Wednesday, October 9 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Night Animals
     Wednesday, November 13 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
   Birds
     Wednesday, December 11 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wetlands Explorers
Wetlands Explorers
Wetlands Explorers is a program for tots to young readers, with age-appropriate activities for all participants. Young adventurers explore the Park and learn about plants and animals through fun activities. Wednesday activities are all outdoors; Saturday activities may include indoor activities and always feature outdoor exploration.

Ages 3-8. Parental participation required.
Fee: $5 per child. Program fee is discounted to $4 per child after three sessions per season. 
Register here.
      
   Wildlife Investigator
   
  Sunday, January 28 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Earth Day can be Everyday
     Wednesday, February 7 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Baby Birding
   
  Wednesday, February 21 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Sensssational Snakes
   
  Sunday, February 25 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Habitats & Homes
   
  Wednesday, March 6 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Who Laid That Egg?
   
  Sunday, March 31 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Buzzin' for Bugs
   
  Wednesday, April 3 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Flower Fun
   
  Wednesday, April 17 - 10 am to 11:30 am
   Busy Beavers
   
  Sunday, April 28 - 10 am to 11:30 am



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.


Clark County Wetlands Park
7050 Wetlands Park Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Maps
Phone: (702) 455-7522
Email: wetlands@clarkcountynv.gov

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