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 | Multiple Locations
Try snowshoeing for the first time in a beginner lesson or head out on a guided trek to explore the winter wilderness.

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

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

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 77-79: Nature of Love

Learn all about the nature of love on this month's episodes of The Wandering Naturalist. Discover weird animal mating habits, the love life of plants and more!

the three rivers blog

February 24, 2021

Stephen Scott, volunteer Outdoor Afro leader, shares his experience in creating opportunities for Black communities to explore and connect to nature in Three Rivers and throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Learn more about Outdoor Afro and how you can support leadership in nature.

February 17, 2021

Nicole Fernandez, cultural liaison at Three Rivers, finds joy in connecting others to the outdoors. Learn what draws Nicole to nature, and read about some of her favorite experiences connecting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community members to the parks.

February 12, 2021

Mari Melby, one of our park guests, shares why she loves visiting Gale Woods Farm with her family and how it's become such a special place in their lives.