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Upcoming Events

Dec. 18 | Gale Woods
Learn all about the magical Scandinavian Tomte tradition. Visit the animals and enjoy stories, music and s'mores around a warm fire! 

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Enjoy nighttime adventures under the magic of a full moon. Experience the beauty of the parks at night and see which creatures come out to greet you.

Ongoing | Richardson & Mississippi Gateway
Explore nature through hands-on activities!

The SnowSports Academy offers private, semi-private or public skiing, snowboarding and Telemarking lessons for all ages and abilities. Registration is for public and private lessons is now open.

Browse the full list of programs, and find your next adventure. Registration for December programs is open!

See all Three Rivers COVID-19 updates.

From archery ranges to horseback riding trails and more, see what's open, what's closed and what requires a pass in Three Rivers.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 69–71: Prairies

Prairies used to cover 18 million acres of Minnesota. Today, just over 1 percent is left. Listen in as we explore the importance of prairies and how we are working to protect them.

The Three Rivers Blog

November 16, 2020

One Three Rivers enthusiast challenged herself to ride 140 miles in three days between all seven of the Three Rivers park reserves. Read all about why she did it, how it went and how it felt to complete this journey.

November 09, 2020

Red-headed woodpeckers are striking birds that we think could thrive in Three Rivers — but right now we don't have many. Learn what we're doing to investigate why this might be and how we hope to attract them to our parks. 

November 02, 2020

When it comes to collecting prairie seed, we seek plants that fit the job of being unique to supporting diversity and resiliency. Find out the top ten prairie plants for our restoration efforts and learn what makes them so valuable.

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