Aug. 19 & 20 | Elm Creek
Try out your tri skills at two events for different skill levels! Choose from Minnesota's biggest triathlon for kids or the Splash & Dash, which features the same triathlon course without the biking.
August 25 | Hyland Hills
Support improving equitable access in Three Rivers at the Three Rivers Park District Foundation's biggest fundraising party of the year! Enjoy great food, drinks, fishing and bean bags, a meat raffle and more!
The Wandering Naturalist Podcast
This month, learn more about goldenrods! Author Larry Weber discusses the mini-ecosystems the yellow fall flowers create; biologist and author Heather Holm dispels misunderstandings about them; and Bre Bauerly from Minnesota Native Landscapes answers goldenrod gardening questions.
The Three Rivers Blog
By: Brandon Baker
What were the thoughts that went into creating The Wandering Naturalist’s new graphic? Our podcast’s co-host Brandon Baker takes us through, element by element.
By: Jason McGrew-King
Learn what went into building the Monarch Singletrack Trail at Carver Park Reserve, the track for this year's Big Woods Classic Race, in this post from the archive.
By: Erin Korsmo
Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, the outdoors, family and friends. If you are new to the sport, we have several locations in Three Rivers where you can test the waters — no boat required! Check out this previously published post for a list of our favorite spots to cast.
Baker National Golf Course will replace the irrigation system on the Championship and Evergreen Courses beginning in late summer. Baker National will remain open, but work taking place in September and October may require temporary closure of one or two holes at a time, along with temporary relocation of tees and greens.
Learn more about fireflies in the Star Tribune's coverage of annual firefly hikes.
Three Rivers Park District is seeking public feedback through Labor Day to help determine the preferred route for the future CP Rail Regional Trail through Crystal, Golden Valley and New Hope.
The Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail segment that has been under construction near Highway 169 is open. The segment includes a new boardwalk and trail sections that connect to the trail underpass beneath Highway 169.
See what CCX Media had to say about the launch of the Three Rivers Park District's Junior Naturalist Activity Book.