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Upcoming Events

July 13 | Hyland Hills
Bring a blanket and some friends for a free outdoor movie on the hill!

July 8 & 21 | Bryant Lake & Fish Lake
Log rolling is rooted in the history of the Midwest's logging era. Watch a demonstration and give it a try!

July 30 | Monarch Singletrack
Big Woods Classic 2022 features in-person racing on our newest mountain bike trail, Monarch Singletrack Trail in Carver Park Reserve.

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

Looking for job opportunities with flexible scheduling and competitive wages that also combine your passion for the outdoors? Three Rivers is now hiring! Check out our newest job postings.

Help us celebrate birds throughout 2022 during our Big Year of Birds! Find out activities you can join — from a bird speaker series to monthly birding hikes to bird count events — and learn more about these amazing creatures.

The Wandering Naturalist Podcast

Episodes 128–130: Raptors

Dive into the world of raptors with us! We talk to Margie Menzies of Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory about what makes birds of prey unique; Lori Arent from The Raptor Center discusses the specialized care that raptors need; and we speak with Thomas Howes, Natural Resource Manager of the Fond du Lac Reservation, about rules that dictate how Native People can possess and use eagle artifacts.

The Three Rivers Blog

April 13, 2020

Getting out on the water this summer? Before you go, here's a quick refresher from the archive about how you can prevent aquatic invasive species from further impacting Minnesota's waterways. 

June 07, 2021

In this post from the archive, discover the origins and evolution of stand-up paddleboarding and watch two videos to learn how to do this popular watersport.

June 08, 2022

Want to take birding to the next level? Learn how you can start logging your sightings on bird lists or joining in bird-count competitions.