Field Trips

Looking for a special experience for your group? Three Rivers Parks can customize education programs for your school, senior center 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

Nature Education

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

Baker Outdoor Learning Center Group Programs 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

Archery, canoeing, disc golf, fishing, ice fishing, geocaching, kayaking, log rolling, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), slacklining, cross-country skiing, kicksledding and snowshoeing.

Outdoor Recreation School at parks throughout the district

Request a Program

To request programming at a Three Rivers Park District education site or to request Three Rivers education staff to teach at your site, fill out this form and a staff member will contact you to discuss program options.