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

Sept. & Oct. | Multiple Locations
Learn the basics of archery and give shooting a try!

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Learn about bird banding, go on a birding hike with a naturalist, meet a raptor and more.

Ongoing | Multiple Locations

Try felting, spinning, weaving and more in one of Three Rivers fiber programs!

Fall is the perfect time to explore outdoors. Celebrate the season with us! Discover what's happening in nature, track fall color updates, explore fall recipes, and more. Don't forget to use #ThreeRiversFall on Instagram to enter our fall colors photo contest!

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 29–31: Zombies

Zombies are all around us — in nature! Join Brandon and Angela as they explore the awesomely creepy world of nature's zombies.

the three rivers blog

Best Hikes for Fall Colors

By: Three Rivers Staff

October 14, 2019

Fall is the perfect time for hiking, and Three Rivers has endless options. From half-mile walks with lake views to more challenging hikes through maple forests, read on to see our staff picks for best fall hikes.

The Myths and Facts of Spiders

By: Monica Rauchwarter

October 07, 2019

Spiders are one of the most feared animals around, but they are important parts of their ecosystems. Learn all about these special creatures and find out the facts behind some of those myths that make them so scary.

September 30, 2019

Deer can be fun to see in the parks, but too many of them can be detrimental to the environment and dangerous to drivers.