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Upcoming Events

March 26 | Hyland Hills
It's Swedish for meltdown! Dress up in a costume, and enjoy food and beer as you watch skiers and boarders skim the pond. (Note: Event date has been updated.)

Throughout March | Multiple Locations
Attend a maple syrup festival, learn to make your own syrup, discover maple sugaring and more! Learn more about this tradition on the Maple Syruping page

April 22 | Lake Rebecca
Choose from four race distances that take you over rolling hills, past scenic wetlands and through big woods. Online registration is open through April 17.

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

Golf Academy registration opened on Tuesday, March 7 at 8 AM! Choose from public and private lessons, clinics and camps, and more. Offerings are available for youth and adults of all skill levels.

Experience wonder outside this summer at Three Rivers! Registration opened at 7 AM on Tuesday, February 28. Camp topics include nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art, wilderness survival skills, Minnesota history and more.

The Wandering Naturalist Podcast

Episodes 158–160: Women and Wilderness

This month, we discuss women and wilderness. Join us for a worldly conversation on defining wilderness, learn about local femme-friendly programs and why they’re important, and discover how the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program provides a supportive environment to gain outdoor skills.

The Three Rivers Blog

January 24, 2023

Three Rivers Parks guest Bev Moe shares the story of a hiking community built in the early days of the pandemic at her favorite hiking spot: Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

January 18, 2023

Learn about the 25-year history of Three Rivers’ ice harvest celebration and what this event can tell us about the climate. 

Returning to Downhill Skiing

By: Roger Wangen

November 01, 2022

Winter is right around the corner! Interested in returning to downhill skiing after decades away or a few seasons off? Learn how to get ready, both mentally and physically, before getting back to the hill.


  • December 05, 2022

    Aerations systems are operating in several lakes in and near Three Rivers parks to help fish receive sufficient oxygen during the winter. Operation of the aeration systems may result in unsafe ice conditions on portions of the lakes for the duration of the winter.

  • November 18, 2022

    A Three Rivers interpretive naturalist stopped by Twin Cities Live with a broad-winged hawk and a bullsnake to talk about the wildlife and outdoor opportunities at Richardson Nature Center in Hyland Park Reserve.

  • November 07, 2022

    Learn about a program from Innovative SOULutions and Three Rivers Park District that helps people affected by gun violence heal through nature.