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Upcoming Events

June–August | Multiple Locations
Log rolling is rooted in the history of the Midwest's logging era. Watch a demonstration and give it a try!

Saturdays | Gale Woods
Explore the barn, meet the animals, check out what's growing in the garden or participate in seasonal activities like collecting eggs. 

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Go for a guided canoe on a serene lake or learn the essentials of kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding.

Browse the list of Three Rivers' programs and find your next adventure.

Upcoming Board Meeting

July 18

See the agenda for the upcoming Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners Meeting and share your feedback online or attend in person. 

Golf Academy registration is open!

Choose from public and private lessons, clinics and camps, and more. Offerings are available for youth and adults of all skill levels.

For 2024, we're celebrating bugs all year long! Join us to learn more about the insect world.

From speakers to special events to programs, we've created opportunities throughout the year for you to explore what makes these creatures fascinating and awe-inspiring.

The Wandering Naturalist Podcast

Episodes 207–209: Return of Fading Butterflies

Summer is peak butterfly season, and this month Angela and Brandon are taking a closer look at these colorful creatures. Hear from a state pollinator coordinator on how butterflies are doing in Minnesota, learn why army bases are uniquely suited for managing habitat for butterflies and find out what goes into preparing to reintroduce a rare or endangered butterfly. 

The Three Rivers Blog

April 23, 2024

Learn how you can live peacefully with these naturally cautious creatures.

February 06, 2024

Join us throughout the year to learn more about the insect world and what makes these creatures fascinating and awe-inspiring.

January 08, 2024

Park enthusiast and artist Brittany Johnson turned photos of French Regional Park into felted landscape art, documenting the seasons and sights of the park in 2023. Learn more about her artistic process and how nature inspires her.


  • March 21, 2024

    WCCO's morning news crew visited Baker Outdoor Learning Center to learn how sugary sap is turned into maple syrup.

  • March 21, 2024

    Three Rivers Park District is now conducting prescribed burns and will continue until early June. Learn more about where burns take place, why they happen, and how they are managed.

  • October 31, 2023

    The public is invited to share comments about Three Rivers Park District’s proposed 2024 budget and property tax levy at a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 9, at the Three Rivers Park District Administrative Center.