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Upcoming Events

Oct. 10 | Hyland Hills
Take in the fall colors from the top of Mount Gilboa!

Oct. 1-18 | Three Rivers Parks
This year, Autumn Woods Classic is going virtual! Run or walk any distance in any Three Rivers park and share your experience on social media. Registration is now open!

Ongoing | Gale Woods
Pick a mystery bag and see what you can cook up!

Browse the full list of programs, and find your next adventure. Registration for October programs is open!

See what's happening in Three Rivers this fall! Find fall color updates, fall programs and events, fall recipes and more.

See all Three Rivers COVID-19 updates.

No boat? No problem. Rent kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards and more through September at select parks. 

From archery ranges to horseback riding trails and more, see what's open, what's closed and what requires a pass in Three Rivers.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 63–65: Fungi

Learn how fungi function, which fungi are causing problems in our parks, and how to grow your own edible mushrooms.

The Three Rivers Blog

September 21, 2020

Managing wetland habitat is no easy task, but is necessary in stimulating plant growth, increasing animal and plant diversity, and controlling invasive species. Learn how Three Rivers Park District manages wetlands with drawdowns and explore some of the specific goals in managing this special habitat.

September 07, 2020

While dryland training is commonly used to prepare for winter sports, anyone can benefit from it. Learn what dryland training means and what kinds of exercises you can incorporate into your visit to the parks. 

September 02, 2020

This year has presented unique challenges for educators around the world. Learn how one of our environmental educators adapted to teaching in the pandemic and what new strategies she used to benefit her students.