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Upcoming Events

Jan. 16 & 17 | Eastman
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and learn about people of color who are instrumental to current environmental justice and advocacy work, while geocaching.

Jan. 23 | Silverwood Park
Give one of Minnesota's favorite pastimes a try! Learn about ice safety, fishing equipment and more.

Jan. 29 | Hyland
The Ski Rennet features a full day of racing on world-class trails with distances for every level of skier. Race day registration available.

Browse the full list of programs, and find your next adventure.

Find out what gear you can reserve before heading out for your winter adventure.

Looking for winter job opportunities with flexible scheduling and competitive wages that also combine your passion for the outdoors? Three Rivers is now hiring at parks around the metro area, including Hyland Hills Ski Area and Elm Creek Park Reserve.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 112-115: Bird is the Word

Bird is the word for season 4! Find out what Three Rivers Park District's Big Year of Birds is all about; discover the history of birding and bird science in Minnesota; learn what goes into managing the Bell Museum's collection of more than 46,000 bird specimens; and find out where our Minnesota birds disappear to in the winter.

The Three Rivers Blog

How to Start Ice Fishing

By: Nick Sacco & Nyssa Gesch

January 10, 2022

Want to expand your fishing hobby? Get out to the ice this winter! Learn the basics about ice fishing and how you can move your summer passion to the colder months. 

January 05, 2022

We’re all about birds in 2022! Learn why Three Rivers is celebrating these important creatures throughout the year and how you can join in.

January 13, 2021

With days about to get a little longer, giving more daylight for outdoor adventures, we're highlighting a post from earlier this year that showcases some of our favorite short, mid-length and long hikes in Three Rivers.