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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!



Construction of the East Edina segment of our new Nine Mile Creek Trail project (from Tracy Avenue to Xerxes Avenue) is well underway, with completion expected next Spring 2017. A major milestone was reached last month with beams installed for the new trail bridge over Highway 100. The Edina segment...

Three Rivers' newest north-south trail runs about five miles from the south shore of Lake Nokomis and Minneapolis' Grand Rounds south through Richfield to East 86th Street in Bloomington.  The paved trail offers connections to our new Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail, and eventually, will extend to the Minnesota River...

The Robbinsdale Segment of our Crystal Lake Regional Trail is now complete from 47th Avenue North to the trail connection at Victory Memorial Parkway! This link includes a picturesque boardwalk along Crystal Lake, and adds an additional 2.4 miles to Three Rivers' regional trail network.

The final segment of the Medicine Lake Regional Trail was completed, and commemorated with a ribbon cutting earlier this year. Completion of the final piece in a 40-mile regional trail loop was first envisioned in the 1970s. Now trail users can travel on the Medicine Lake Regional Trail, Rush Creek...

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John Gunyou
Three Rivers Parks Board Chair