Thanks for your interest in Three Rivers!

As Three Rivers Board Chair, I am proud of what we have accomplished over the years, and remain committed to connecting people with nature through collaborative partnerships, long-term environmental stewardship and fiscally responsible management. I am particularly excited about our recent initiatives to bring more of Three Rivers’ exceptional recreation and natural resources programs into our communities, especially for children and seniors.

I invite you to check out my blog on this website for updates on our many activities at Three Rivers. You can also sign up for my monthly newsletter to stay in touch, and I hope you will please consider joining our 800 volunteers at Three Rivers!



Three Rivers is a proud partner with the City of Edina and Team River Runner to provide kayaking opportunities for injured veterans - a program that is nationally recognized! Here's a link to an article in the StarTribune, and be sure to check out this great video!

Three Rivers is very pleased we could help the We Can Ride program continue its excellent work! After four decades in Minnetonka, the therapeutic horseback riding program has been resettled into new stables at our Baker Park Reserve. We Can Ride serves about 250 people with disabilities or special needs —...

Kids played central role in our public engagement effort to plan for replacement of the French Creative Play Area. Our goal was to replace the old play area with a new facility that meets the needs of our diverse customer base, and since our primary customer group is kids, that's...

Three Rivers now hosts Signature Races throughout the year, so be sure to check one out! Most recently, Lake Rebecca Park Reserve hosted the 26th annual Allina Health Trail Mix Race. With perfect spring weather, a beautiful park and historic trail run, participation continues to grow. Two new races were...

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John Gunyou
Three Rivers Parks Board Chair