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

Ongoing | Online
Learn about clay work, embroidery, felting and more! Pick up a kit before your program and attend the lesson online.

Tuesdays | Online
Stay grounded and connect breath to movement from the comfort of your home. 

Ongoing | Online
Explore nature from the comfort of your home! Learn about turtles, trumpeter swans and more in an online class.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 75 & 76: Landing into History

Learn all about The Landing on this month's episodes. Learn what archaeology has revealed about the history of human use of the land, how we manage nature and education at a historic village and more.

the three rivers blog

January 19, 2021

Did you know American plum trees are common in Minnesota — and you can eat the fruit? Learn all about how to identify American plums, how to grow them, how we expect climate change to impact them and more.

January 13, 2021

With over 100 miles of winter hiking trails, we've got you covered for your next outdoor adventure! Read on to see some of our favorite short, mid-length and long hikes in Three Rivers.

January 04, 2021

In the winter, our skilled Forestry staff is hard at work pruning trees in picnic areas, campgrounds and other public areas in the parks. Learn all about the art of pruning and why we do it at Three Rivers.