Welcome to the Teen Zone

Looking for a job or internship? Wondering how to get involved in the community? Three Rivers offers tons of opportunities for teens to build their resumes, get experience and gather life skills. Adventure is out there! What are you waiting for? 

Be part of an outdoor recreation crew, help out as an assistant naturalist, work with professional artists and more as a Three Rivers volunteer.

Find a job or internship, or learn about job shadowing and informational interview opportunities at Three Rivers.

Ready to get outside? Browse the full list of programs to see what's coming up. We'll see you in the parks! 

What's Happening in the Parks

Härdsmälta Pond Skim and Festival

March 26 | Hyland Hills
It's Swedish for meltdown! Dress up in a costume, and enjoy food and beer as you watch skiers and boarders skim the pond. (Note: Event date has been updated.)

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 158–160: Women and Wilderness

This month, we discuss women and wilderness. Join us for a worldly conversation on defining wilderness, learn about local femme-friendly programs and why they’re important, and discover how the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program provides a supportive environment to gain outdoor skills.

The Three Rivers Blog

January 24, 2023

Three Rivers Parks guest Bev Moe shares the story of a hiking community built in the early days of the pandemic at her favorite hiking spot: Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

January 18, 2023

Learn about the 25-year history of Three Rivers’ ice harvest celebration and what this event can tell us about the climate. 

August 31, 2022

Learn what it was like to be part of the Pathways program through the eyes of Alex, Mississippi Gateway Regional Park’s outdoor education intern this summer.