At Three Rivers Parks, classroom concepts are reinforced through nature and outdoor education. Programs are available in the parks, at your school or other preferred location. Sites will work with you to achieve educational goals for students.

Field Trips

Three Rivers' Parks are the perfect field trip destinations. Classroom concepts are reinforced through learning opportunities that teach students to appreciate and respect their surroundings. Experiences are available in the parks and at your school. 

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.

Rental Equipment

Need gear? No problem. Three Rivers offers rental equipment for almost any activity and ability. Contact the park site you are planning to visit to check on availability and special pricing that may available.

Facility Rental

A 50% fee reduction is offered to public agencies and non-profit organizations on weekdays and based on availability.

Volunteer Service Projects

Three Rivers is grateful for the help of volunteers and offers projects for groups and individuals. Opportunities include Global Youth Service Day, invasive species removals, prairie seed collection and more.

Group Volunteer Opportunities



Three Rivers Park District is committed to full application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the services, programs and activities of the Park District. Our staff will work with individuals and groups to make reasonable accommodations to make your recreation and education experience pleasant and successful.

Inclusion services are available to those who choose to participate in general recreation and education programs. A variety of adapted recreation equipment is available at many parks. 

Program Fee Assistance

Three Rivers provides program fee assistance to help groups with financial need so they can experience fee-based programs and activities in the parks.


For more great program and activity suggestions for teachers, home schools, scouts and youth leaders, school groups, sign up to receive the monthly Youth Services Newsletter.

Bus & Commercial Vehicle Parking Fees

Coming by bus or passenger van? Reservations are required, parking and drop-off fees may be required. Check with your site or call Reservations at 763-559-6700 for more information.