Tribute Benches in Parks or on Trails

a light tan colored bench on a regional trail and a dark brown bench in the grass.
Left: A regional trail bench. Right: A park bench.

Thank you for your interest in providing an important park amenity. Tribute benches are a great way to recognize your connection to the parks or recognize a friend or loved one.

With your donation, Park District staff can construct and install an attractive bench with a commemorative plaque. Benches are made out of a recycled materials and installed on a concrete or aggregate pad as appropriate to the specific location. The plaque is bronze, and the size is about three inches by eight inches.

a bronze tribute plaque.

Donation Options & Pricing

You have the option of donating a new bench or refurbishing an available bench for either a 10- or 20-year term. See all available tribute bench locations. You can also work with Three Rivers staff to find the best available location for you. Some parks and trails have limited bench options.

Prices apply to all bench locations.

New Bench Location

10 Years: $4,000
20 years: $5,000

Renewed Bench Location

10 Years: $1,000
20 Years: $2,500

How To Donate

If you have any questions or would like to make a donation, please contact us at 763-694-2042 or

Other Tribute Options

Three Rivers offers several options for memorializing your connection to the parks or a loved one. Learn about them all.