The Dunes Center hosts a wide variety of events and activities for members, students, volunteers, and the general public. We offer free public hikes, a variety of fundraisers, open houses and holiday activities. We also coordinate and host special and private events for groups of all ages.

In addition to the events the Dunes Center offers, our calendar includes CA State Parks walks, hikes and lectures offered through the Pismo Nature Center. For more information, and a complete listing of CA State Parks events, visit

Click on the title of any event to find out more information. Dunes Center staff are available to answer any questions you may have about events listed, or to schedule your own special event. Contact us at or at (805)343-2455.

  • July 8, 2017

    Kathleen Goddard Jones Memorial Hike at Black Lake Ecological Area

    Goddard Jones 2005 4in Join us on July 8th for our Annual Kathleen Goddard Jones Memorial Hike at the stunning Bl...

    • Venue:
      Black Lake Ecological Area
    • Start:
      July 8, 2017 10:00 am
    • End:
      July 8, 2017 12:00 pm
    • Address:
      1158 Cabrillo Way
      Arroyo Grande, California, 93420
      United States
    • Cost:
      $5 Donation is encouraged.