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 | Elm Creek & Cleary Lake
Learn the basics of archery and try shooting a bow!

July 30 | Monarch Singletrack
Big Woods Classic 2022 features in-person racing on our newest mountain bike trail, Monarch Singletrack Trail in Carver Park Reserve.

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 125–127: Birds Got Rhythm

This month, join us as we find out more about bird calls! Learn what the calls mean and find out if birds have accents; hear from Three Rivers Wildlife Supervisor Steven Hogg and University of Minnesota Ph.D. Candidate Sam Safran about how bird calls can help with bird surveys; and learn about passive acoustic surveys from Connor Wood of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

The Three Rivers Blog

May 16, 2022

Three Rivers Parks guest Hani Roble shares her experience creating a biking group, and what she and other participants learned as they improved their biking skills.

Wandering Warblers

By: Josh Sweet

May 02, 2022

Learn more about the warbler and its migration, as well as which species of warbler you can spot in Minnesota.

March 01, 2022

Learn key spots to bird in the Three Rivers Park District in the second part of our “Where to Go Birding” series.