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.

  • September 18, 2021

    Bird Hike at Oso Flaco Lake

    American White PelicanThe Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center will host a hike on Saturday, September 18 at Oso Flaco Lake...

    • Venue:
      Oso Flaco Lake
    • Start:
      September 18, 2021 9:00 am
    • End:
      September 18, 2021 11:00 am
    • Address:
      3006 Oso Flaco Lake Road
      Arroyo Grande , CA, 93420
    • Cost:
      Free for members
  • August 15, 2021

    Docent-led Hike to Point Sal Overlook

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Join us on August 15th as Dunes Center Community Hike Leader, Ray Segovia leads a hike to the...

    • Venue:
      Point Sal Trail Head
    • Start:
      August 15, 2021 9:00 am
    • End:
      August 15, 2021 12:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $5 suggested donation to support our 2021-2022 Educational Programming, Members are free.