Feb. 11–13 | Multiple Locations
Celebrate Valentine's Day outdoors! Go for a candlelit snowshoe, try kicksledding, cozy up around a campfire and more.
Feb. 17 & 18 | Fish Lake
This kids' race combines hiking, pulling, climbing and sliding around obstacles into a 2-mile winter adventure! Open to kids ages 5+ and their adult family members.
Experience wonder outside this summer at Three Rivers! Registration opens 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.
New this year: a virtual waiting room will be part of the registration process.
The Wandering Naturalist Podcast
This month, we explore the world of black bears. Join us as we learn about black bear research in Minnesota and in Mexico; the cultural significance to the Ojibwe culture and how that influences wildlife management of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission; and how we can be good neighbors to the bears near us (including those living at Elm Creek Park Reserve).
The Three Rivers Blog
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.
Learn about the 25-year history of Three Rivers’ ice harvest celebration and what this event can tell us about the climate.
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.
A Three Rivers interpretive naturalist stopped by Twin Cities Live with a broad-winged hawk and a bullsnake to talk about the wildlife and outdoor opportunities at Richardson Nature Center in Hyland Park Reserve.
Learn about a program from Innovative SOULutions and Three Rivers Park District that helps people affected by gun violence heal through nature.