Remember packing a picnic and heading outside as a kid? Make new memories eating al fresco at a Three Rivers park picnic area in a beautiful, natural setting. All sites have picnic tables, and most sites have other basic amenities including water fountains and permanent grills. Look for a peaceful, serene location or set up just steps from a rip-roaring play area. Come find your favorite spot.
Where To Find Picnic Areas
- Baker Park Reserve
- Bryant Lake Regional Park
- Carver Park Reserve
- Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park
- Cleary Lake Regional Park
- Eagle Lake Regional Park
- Elm Creek Park Reserve
- Fish Lake Regional Park
- French Regional Park
- Gale Woods Farm
- Hyland Lake Park Reserve
- Lake Minnetonka Regional Park
- Lake Rebecca Park Reserve
- Mississippi Gateway Regional Park
- North Mississippi Regional Park
- Silverwood Park
- Sochacki Park
- The Landing
General Picnic Areas
General picnic areas are available for first-come, first-served use during regular park hours. Please note these picnic areas are not cleaned or sanitized between each use.
We have a variety of picnic sites that are perfect for group events. Reservations for group sites are encouraged at least 21 days in advance of your event.
Enhance your picnic experience. From bocce to volleyball to even a climbing wall, Three Rivers offers rental equipment for your event.
Three Rivers no longer accepts plastic bags in recycling bins.
In Three Rivers, having fun doesn't have to cost a thing. From free parking to free activities to free programs and events, find your adventure!
Dogs are welcome in picnic areas. Learn more about dogs in Three Rivers.
Other Things To Do
Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and wake up with the sunrise. Camping is the stuff memories are made of and at Three Rivers, you’ll find all the fun of camping without the long car trip. Campgrounds are located at Baker, Carver and Cleary Lake.
Throw a line for your own catch of the day. In Three Rivers, you might reel in muskie, northern pike, sunfish, bass or even walleye.
Geocaching is a family-friendly, high-tech treasure hunt that combines respect for the environment with a sense of adventure.
If you have a horse and are looking for a place to ride, Three Rivers has miles of scenic horse trails to choose from. Natural woodlands and grasslands provide a beautiful setting for horseback riders.
Create new memories at our play areas. Three Rivers has multiple areas designed for varying ages and abilities where toddlers to teens can let their imagination run wild. Monkey business never sounded so fun.