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Jan. 25 | Fish Lake
Give one of Minnesota's favorite pastimes a try! Learn how to bait a hook, the basics of ice fishing safety and more.

Jan. 24 & 25 | Eastman
Warm up this winter at Eastman's indoor beach. Build sandcastles, dig for seashells and meet live animals. Play beach games, make a craft and wear a swimsuit to get a prize.

Jan. 25 | Richardson
Experience the adventures of Minnesota's hardy ice harvesters while also learning about how our winters are changing. Cut blocks of ice out of the pond, warm up with hot cocoa by a fire, and explore what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint.

Trail Conditions

Check cross-country ski trail conditions for all Three Rivers parks.

Summer camp registration opens Jan. 22 at 8 AM! Choose from golf camps, wilderness camps, science camps and more!

Get great benefits, including a free season pass, competitive wages, a fast-paced environment, flexible hours and more. Check out all employment opportunities and apply today!

The SnowSports Academy offers private, semi-private or public skiing, snowboarding and Telemarking lessons for all ages and abilities. Sign up today!

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 38–40: Life Under the Ice

Explore what happens in lakes in the winter, learn how invasive species impact life under the ice, and discover the history of ice harvesting.

The Three Rivers Blog

Best Trails for Cross-Country Skiing

By: Three Rivers Staff

January 17, 2020

We're in for a lot of snow this weekend, which means it's time to hit the ski trails! Read on to find our favorite beginner, intermediate, advanced and long-distance (5-10K) cross-country ski trails in Three Rivers. 

January 13, 2020

Snowy landscapes are incredibly dynamic and offer gorgeous scenery for winter photography. Take advantage of this beautiful season and see tips for shooting winter photos and learn how to stay warm while you're out there.

January 06, 2020

Evergreens received their nickname because their needles appear green all year, even in the fall. Did you know, though, that conifers actually do lose their needles? Learn when coniferous trees shed their needles and how to tell if needle drop is normal or a sign of stress.


  • November 26, 2019

    Aerators will be installed in Lake Rebecca, Cleary Lake, Murphy Lake, Hyland Lake, North Lundsten Lake, South Lundsten Lake and Mud Lake after December 1, 2019, as conditions allow.

  • November 01, 2019

    The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing about the 2020 general fund budget and operating levy at 5:30 PM Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the Three Rivers Park District Administrative Center.