Three Rivers' Signature Events

Three Rivers Park District plans events throughout the year that celebrate the changing seasons in Minnesota, welcoming everyone to experience our stunning parks, trails, facilities and offerings. These Signature Events invite individuals, families, community partners and local businesses to gather and connect to nature through recreation and education.

April 22, 2023
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

Experience tradition at one of Minnesota’s oldest trail runs! The Trail Mix course weaves though the gently rolling big woods and natural wetland landscape of Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. Distances of 6K, 12.5K, 25K and 50K offer new and experienced trail runners an opportunity to visit one of the West Metro’s premier parks and kick off the trail running season.

Two kids kicksled across a snowy landscape.

Winter Play Day

February 25, 2023
All Three Rivers parks
Festival event at Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Embrace winter at Winter Play Day!

Parks throughout the Three Rivers Park District will offer a play day filled with fun programs and free/discounted rental equipment and day passes.

Join us at Hyland Lake Park Reserve for a festival event that includes:

  • Hands-on winter activities for all ages and abilities
  • Interactive nature education and exploration activities, including a trail ride and winter fun walk
  • Free winter equipment rentals: including snowshoes, skis and adapted equipment
  • A winter market featuring local makers
  • Free mini-lessons and demonstrations: skijoring, snow making and more
  • Live music, food, beer and warm beverages

Look for more details closer to the event date.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a part of our community and our Signature Event Series! The Signature Events feature events produced by Three Rivers Park District that celebrate the changing seasons in Minnesota and provide the opportunity for all people to connect to nature and experience our stunning parks, facilities and offerings. To learn more about Three Rivers Park District sponsorship opportunities please contact us at

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