June 2 | Carver Park Reserve
Celebrate the grand opening of the new mountain bike trails in Monarch Singletrack's Paradise Playground! Ride the newest features, enjoy light refreshments and participate in giveaways.
Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Learn the basics of archery and try shooting a bow!
Saturdays | Gale Woods
Explore the barn, meet the animals or participate in seasonal activities like collecting eggs. New this year: Soup du Joor's food truck will be on-site during the program!
Work Where You Play
Seasonal Employment Opportunities
Get more time outdoors with a job at Three Rivers! We're hiring seasonal attendants, maintenance workers, event assistants and more. Check out all of our job postings today!
Golf Academy registration opened on Tuesday, March 7 at 8 AM! Choose from public and private lessons, clinics and camps, and more. Offerings are available for youth and adults of all skill levels.
Experience wonder outside this summer at Three Rivers! Registration opened at 7 AM on Tuesday, February 28. Camp topics include nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art, wilderness survival skills, Minnesota history and more.
Upcoming Board Meeting
See the agenda for the upcoming Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners Study Session and share your feedback online or attend in person.
The Wandering Naturalist Podcast
Episodes 165–167: Highways
This month, Brandon and Angela explore highways: what you can see on your drive to the parks; how roads can have an impact on humans, wildlife and habitat; and what MnDOT is doing to make highways and other roads safer for drivers and animals.
The Three Rivers Blog
In Review: Our Big Year of Birds in Numbers
By: Sam Safran & Steven Hogg & John Moriarty
Learn about the number of birds and types of birds observed during our 2022 Big Year of Birds! Our natural resources experts dive into the data logged by park visitors.
Creating a Healing Space in Nature: A Q&A with Innovative SOULutions’ Farji Shaheer
By: Amanda Fong & Farji Shaheer
Learn how outdoor recreation has helped nurture healing in victims of gun violence in this Q&A with Farji Shaheer, founder and director of Three Rivers’ partner organization Innovative SOULutions.
Come Out and Play: Exploring Dog-Off Leash Areas
By: Tom Knisely
Is your dog looking for a space of its own in the parks? Learn more about Three Rivers' dog off-leash areas and how your pet can enjoy the parks, too.
Meet our 2023 Distinguished Volunteer Service Award recipients.
Learn how a Carver County farmer created a strain of alfalfa that didn't need to be replanted every spring.
Three Rivers Park District is partnering with the University of Minnesota on a research project to monitor white-tailed deer for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, their habitat use, and movement in and around Elm Creek Park Reserve.
The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Commissioner John Gibbs as Board Chair and Commissioner Jennifer DeJournett as Vice Chair at the Board’s first meeting of the year on January 5.
Aerations systems are operating in several lakes in and near Three Rivers parks to help fish receive sufficient oxygen during the winter. Operation of the aeration systems may result in unsafe ice conditions on portions of the lakes for the duration of the winter.