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Upcoming Events

Ongoing | French
Focus on health and wellness in the outdoors by exploring a different activity, trail and/or mindfulness technique each week. 

October 17-31 | Multiple Locations
Dress up in costume, walk on an enchanted trail, try geocaching and more at one of Three Rivers' Halloween programs!

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

Looking for winter job opportunities with flexible scheduling and competitive wages that also combine your passion for the outdoors? Three Rivers is now hiring at parks around the metro area, including Hyland Hills Ski Area and Elm Creek Park Reserve.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 102-104: Fear of Nature

Get a European historical perspective on the fear of wilderness; listen to a discussion about what animals, if any, you might fear in parks (and how to stay safe); and learn how you can address fears that show up when trying new recreational activities.

The Three Rivers Blog

October 11, 2021

Nicole Fernandez, a cultural liaison at Three Rivers, reflects on leading a healing walk and offers tips on how you can create the experience on your own.

August 20, 2018

We're in the last month of prairie seed collection. Learn about the important role volunteer seed collectors play in saving the prairies and the creatures that inhabit them in this previously published post.

Best Hikes for Fall Colors

By: Three Rivers Staff

October 14, 2019

With autumn's official arrival, we're highlighting a post from the archive that will help you plan a fall hike as the leaves change.