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People of the Parks: Wandering Pine

By: Alyssa Schauer

October 28, 2019

Meet Jen Theisen, also known as Wandering Pine. She's a hiker, a Boy Scout leader, a cleaner of the earth, an ambassador for Women Who Hike, a blogger and a loyal Three Rivers guest. Learn how she found her place in the outdoors and her favorite parks in Three Rivers.

How Horses Are Changing Lives at We Can Ride

By: Erin Scearcy Larson

May 27, 2019

Three Rivers Park District is home to incredible places that provide hours of fun and education. But you may not know about one special location nestled in Baker Park Reserve. Learn about We Can Ride's group of specially-trained therapy horses and the life-changing services they provide for people with special needs. Photo courtesy of Shelly Paulsen.

Why We Love Grandparent Camp

By: Anne Jaeger

January 14, 2019

Why do grandparents Zona and Gregg love Grandparent Camp at Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement? Read on to find out. And don't forget to mark your calendar for opening day of summer camp registration on January 23!

My Experience at Elm Creek Archery Range

By: Grant Stenback

September 12, 2018

What makes archery so great? According to Elm Creek park guest Grant Stenback, it's a combination of many things. Read about his experience with archery as a lifetime sport and why Elm Creek Archery Range is his go-to spot.

People of the Parks: Ray Robinson

By: Alyssa Schauer

July 29, 2018

If you've been to French Regional Park, you may have been lucky enough to cross paths with — or even befriend — longtime park guest Ray Robinson. You can find Ray on a bench by the beach listening to jazz and chatting with fellow park-goers. 

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