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Upcoming Events

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. 

Sharpen your golf skills with public or private lessons.

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

Episodes 125–127: Birds Got Rhythm

This month, join us as we find out more about bird calls! Learn what the calls mean and find out if birds have accents; hear from Three Rivers Wildlife Supervisor Steven Hogg and University of Minnesota Ph.D. Candidate Sam Safran about how bird calls can help with bird surveys; and learn about passive acoustic surveys from Connor Wood of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

The Three Rivers Blog

May 23, 2022

When you're birding, it's important to keep in mind how your presence can affect the creatures you're looking for. Learn basic guidelines that can help you respect the birds, their habitat and other people in the park.

May 16, 2022

Three Rivers Parks guest Hani Roble shares her experience creating a biking group, and what she and other participants learned as they improved their biking skills.

May 06, 2019

Three Rivers conducts controlled burns at its prairies each spring. In this post from the archive, learn what goes into burning a prairie and why fire is so important to preserving this special habitat.


  • February 01, 2022

    This year, Three Rivers Park District will reconstruct the paved multi-use trail in the portion of North Mississippi Regional Park located in the city of Brooklyn Center. The project will involve replacement of approximately 1.3 miles of trail, as well as accessibility improvements to rest areas along the trail and near the fishing pier.

  • January 13, 2022

    Learn about the important work happening to eradicate the invasive vine Oriental bittersweet.

  • December 14, 2021

    Aerations systems are operating in several lakes in and near Three Rivers parks. Operation of the aeration systems may result in unsafe ice conditions on portions of the lakes for the duration of the winter.