Field Trips

Looking for a special experience for your group? Three Rivers Parks can customize education programs for your school, scout troop, senior center, homeschool or other organized group.

Aquatic studies, insect programs, animal adaptations, birding, live raptors, snowshoeing and maple syruping are some popular options and programs can be customized to meet the specific needs and interests of your group.

Group Opportunities

Art Education

Silverwood Park Groups: Dynamic educators work with groups of all ages and abilities to teach environmental concepts through the creative arts.

Alpine Ski/Snowboard/Tubing 

Hyland Hills Ski Area Groups: Choose from a variety of packages that can include skiing, snowboarding, lessons and rental.
Elm Creek Winter Recreation AreaTubing is a blast for everyone. From daring to easy, all chutes are designed for safety.

Farm Education

Gale Woods Farm Field Trips: The farm educators will create an experience with in-depth farm and garden activities to highlight your chosen theme.


Learn the discipline of golf with a clinic on a driving range, golf or foot golf tournament or a round of mini golf at Eagle Lake.

Baker National Group Outings
Cleary Lake Golf Rates
Eagle Lake Golf Rates
Glen Lake Golf Rates

History Exploration

Let your students discover what life was like for early Minnesota settlers.

Grimm Farm Historic Site at Carver Park Reserve
Historic Pierre Bottineau House at Elm Creek Park Reserve
The Landing School Programs

Nature Education

Maple syruping, snowshoeing, insects, birds, butterflies, plants/trees, wilderness survival skills and more.

Baker Outdoor Learning Center Groups at Baker Park Reserve
Lowry Nature Center Groups at Carver Park Reserve
Mississippi Gateway Regional Park Visitor Center Groups
Eastman Nature Center Groups at Elm Creek Park Reserve
Richardson Nature Center Groups at Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Outdoor Skills

Kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, river trips, teambuilding, cross-country skiing, camping, orienteering and more.

Outdoor Recreation School at French Regional Park

Education to Go

Explore the mysteries of nature and history—any topic, anywhere, anytime. Many programs are tied to seasonal happenings and delivered in classrooms, school nature areas or other locations. In addition to small-group or classroom-sized programs, assembly programs for larger venues are also available.

Choose a topic from the field trips that you would like to have at your location. Call 763-559-6700 for more information.