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Upcoming Events

Dec. 7 | Silverwood
Find the perfect holiday gift from local artists, enjoy hot chocolate and create a gift tag!

Dec. 9 | Elm Creek
Celebrate cross-country skiing at this free festival! Enjoy a day of ski tours, lessons, rentals and more.

Ongoing | Eastman Nature Center
Focus on health and wellness in the outdoors through a low-impact, guided trail walk that includes a wellness or mindfulness technique each week. 

Work Where You Play

Seasonal job opportunities

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

Browse the list of Three Rivers' programs and find your next adventure.

The Wandering Naturalist Podcast

Episodes 186–188: Traditional Ecological Knowledge

This month, learn more about Traditional Ecological Knowledge and its importance in understanding the land. Discover TEK's history and how Indigenous People are reclaiming this knowledge, efforts to improve education about Native history in K-12 schools and how cultural fire is being brought back for the first time in 100 years to restore the red pine forests. 

The Three Rivers Blog

August 15, 2023

A historical interpreter walks us through his favorite part of one of his favorite parks, uncovering some unwritten history.

July 25, 2023

Learn how Three Rivers Park District takes care of precious water resources.

June 29, 2023

Did you know that one of Three Rivers' parks was formerly a summer camp? Learn more about Silverwood Park’s history.