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Upcoming Events

Dec. 10 | Elm Creek
Celebrate cross-country skiing at this free event! Bring the whole family for a day of ski tours, demonstrations, rentals and more. Receive a free gift while supplies last!

Dec. 4, 6 & 15 | Online & Cleary Lake
Looking for more ways to enjoy the outdoors when the temperatures drop? Join us as we explore ways to enjoy winter outside, with tips for dressing appropriately, activities to try and parks to visit.

Nov. 20–Dec. 19 | Eastman
View photos taken this year by visitors from all over Three Rivers Park District. Stop by to view photos in Eastman's front windows!

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

Help us celebrate birds throughout 2022 during our Big Year of Birds! Find out activities you can join β€” from a bird speaker series to monthly birding hikes to bird count events β€” and learn more about these amazing creatures.

The Wandering Naturalist Podcast

Episodes 146–148: The Future of Conservation

This month, we're talking about the future of conservation! Learn about tools scientists use for monarch conservation, how dogs perform conservation work, and about an app that documents reptiles and amphibians while helping conservation.

The Three Rivers Blog

November 25, 2019

Did you know there was a time when turkeys didn't exist in Minnesota? Learn all about this Thanksgiving staple in this post from the archive, including how they came to thrive in our area and what to do if they're causing trouble in your yard.

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.

October 01, 2018

From pumpkin pie to pumpkin carving to giant pumpkin contests to the (infamous?) pumpkin spice latte and even pumpkin-flavored wheat ale, pumpkins are a favorite fall crop with a rich history. Learn more about them in this previously published post.


  • November 02, 2022

    Deer hunts will take place in the parks this fall. See the full schedule and learn more about safety practices during hunts.

  • November 01, 2022

    The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing about the 2023 general fund budget and operating levy. The public hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2022, at the Three Rivers Park District Administrative Center, 3000 Xenium Lane N., Plymouth. The public is invited to attend the hearing and provide comments about the property tax levy and budget.

  • October 26, 2022

    This year's Minnesota Governor's Deer Hunting Opener celebration will take place at Three Rivers Park District, the first time the event is being held in the Twin Cities metro area. Find out the highlights for the 2022 opener.