Welcome to the Teen Zone

Looking for a job or internship? Wondering how to get involved in the community? Three Rivers offers tons of opportunities for teens to build their resumes, get experience and gather life skills. Adventure is out there! What are you waiting for? 

Members of the Three Rivers Park District Teen Council will work with park staff on teen-oriented park district initiatives. 

Be part of an outdoor recreation crew, help out as an assistant naturalist, work with professional artists and more as a Three Rivers volunteer.

Find a job or internship, or learn about job shadowing and informational interview opportunities at Three Rivers.

Ready to get outside? Browse the full list of programs to see what's coming up. We'll see you in the parks! 

What's Happening in the Parks

Geocaching Programs

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Use a GPS to track down hidden treasures, or caches!

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 86-89: Coffee for Birds

Listen in to learn all about how the coffee you drink affects migratory birds that call Minnesota home in the summer. Hear from coffee farmers, local roasters and others, and learn how to tell if your coffee supports birds.

the three rivers blog

Gardening with Native Plants

By: Angela Grill

May 10, 2021

There are many benefits of gardening with plants native to Minnesota, including being better for the environment and saving time and money on maintenance. Read on to explore some of the perks of growing native plants and how to get started at home.

Drinking Coffee For Birds

By: Brandon Baker

May 05, 2021

Did you know that coffee farms can have major impacts on migrating birds? Learn how coffee production affects birds and how you can help make a difference with the coffee you drink.

April 28, 2021

Camping can offer new ways to connect to nature, but there is recognizable privilege in being able to do it. Learn how our Community Engagement team worked with community partners and other staff members to establish a Camping Gear Lending Library and offer introductory camping experiences to interested groups.