Reserve Your Happy Place

Holiday gatherings. Mitzvahs. Quinceañeras. If it’s worth celebrating, make sure you’ve got the perfect backdrop. From weddings to memorials, graduations to just-becauses, Three Rivers offers all kinds of spacious, award-winning venues, as well as meeting rooms and picnic areas that keep you close to nature, helping you make every moment a memorable one.

Beautiful gardens and glorious views of woodlands, meadows and lakes provide the perfect backdrop for your memorable occasion.

For team meetings, team building exercises, company picnics or board meetings, Three Rivers has just the facility to suit your needs.

From cozy rooms at our visitor centers and nature centers to scenic outdoor settings, you'll find the perfect space for a birthday party, family reunion, Quinceanera, bridal shower, Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah.

Celebrate and remember your loved one with a memorial, funeral or celebration of life service in a natural, peaceful setting.

Outdoor Spaces

Across the Twin Cities, Three Rivers provides unique picnic sites and shelters that may be reserved for your next event. From spring through fall, with vistas of some of Minnesota’s most spectacular landscapes and access to attractive recreation amenities, Three Rivers has the perfect place for your event.

Most sites include picnic tables, water and large grills. Some sites can be combined to accommodate large groups. Group campsites are also available.

Indoor Spaces

Three Rivers' indoor gathering spaces make a memorable setting for intimate receptions or large wedding banquets. All facility rentals include table and chair set-up, firewood (for indoor fireplaces) and a kitchenette, unless otherwise noted. Some facilities also have limited technical equipment available upon request. Wi-Fi access is available at many sites.

Catering and Food Trucks

The use of an approved caterer or food truck is required for events at the following facilities: Elm Creek ChaletGale Woods PavilionHyland Hills Chalet and Silverwood Great Hall.

All other reservation spaces allow guests to bring in their own food and beverage or they may choose from the list of approved caterers and food trucks.

Preferred Vendors

For additional planning resources such as accommodations, florists, photographers and more, browse the Preferred Vendors.

Zero Waste

Three Rivers Park District is committed to lessening our impact on the environment by reducing the amount of waste generated at events. Please reference our Zero Waste Initiative while planning and making event preparations.

Special Use Permit

A Special Use Permit is required for all groups conducting organized events when using a park or trail facility.

Photography Passes

Commercial/professional, major film, advertisement and product photography on park property requires a pass which must be purchased in advance.


Three Rivers Reservation staff will assist you every step of the way, to make sure your special event is just the way you want it. 

Reservation hours: Weekdays, 8 AM–4:30 PM. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation.

Reservation inquiries:

Discounts are available for non-profit organizations & government agencies.

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We want to assist you in planning your event or activity in Three Rivers Park District. If you have a question, comment or concern, please use the contact choices below. (Reservations cannot be made, changed or cancelled through the contact form.)