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Best Trails for Cross-Country Skiing

By: Three Rivers Staff

January 17, 2020

We're in for a lot of snow this weekend, which means it's time to hit the ski trails! Read on to find our favorite beginner, intermediate, advanced and long-distance (5-10K) cross-country ski trails in Three Rivers. 

My Year of 52 Hikes — And 5 Reasons to Join Me in 2020

By: Andrea Breitung

December 30, 2019

Could you complete 52 hikes in one year? That's what one Three Rivers employee set out to do in 2019. Learn about her experience taking on the 52 Hike Challenge and why you might want to try it for yourself in 2020. 

Our 7 Favorite Winter Activities

By: Ashley Smith Anders Hanson

December 23, 2019

We've compiled a list of our 7 favorite activities to help you embrace winter this season. Some of them might be things you've already done before, but a few of them might be new activities you want to try!

Finding Hygge This Winter

By: Jenifer Garcia

December 16, 2019

Here in Minnesota, we try our best to make winters bearable. Hygge may be a way for some of you to crack the code on creating a fun and even merry season despite the arctic temperatures. Read on to learn what hygge is and get ideas on how to start incorporating it into your life.

What Does it Take to Build a Mountain Bike Trail?

By: Jason McGrew-King

October 21, 2019

A new singletrack trail in Three Rivers is currently under construction at Carver Park Reserve. Learn more about the history of mountain bike trails in the parks and what it takes to develop and build them.

Best Hikes for Fall Colors

By: Three Rivers Staff

October 14, 2019

Fall is the perfect time for hiking, and Three Rivers has endless options. From half-mile walks with lake views to more challenging hikes through maple forests, read on to see our staff picks for best fall hikes.

Gimme S'more! New Takes on the Classic Summer Dessert

By: Andrea Breitung

August 05, 2019

Saturday is National S'mores Day! Read on to find fun takes on the classic camping dessert, alternatives for dietary restrictions and ways to celebrate with Three Rivers. 

6 Ways to Spend an Evening in the Parks

By: Mary Christine Kane

July 22, 2019

When the sun is starting to fade over the horizon, it could be the beginning of a great, new adventure. Skip the sunburn, beat the crowds and enjoy a magical part of the day by visiting the parks in the evening or at night.

Gaming and Gamification in Nature

By: Seth Eberle

July 18, 2019

It’s a common misconception that technology keeps people from connecting to nature. But many people are interested in both the natural world and technology. Read on to learn how people connect to the outdoors through gaming and gamification, then check out e-cology: The Evolution of Technology at Silverwood Park on July 20! 

Best Places to Paddle in Three Rivers

By: Alyssa Schauer

July 15, 2019

The heat of summer is here, and sometimes a peaceful paddle is just what you need to cool off. See our favorite places to paddle in Three Rivers, then hit the water and find yours!

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