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Welcome to Quarry Hill

Quarry Hill Nature Center is located in 320-acre Quarry Hill Park, often referred to as the "Jewel" of the Rochester Park system. Year round free admission, learn more about the Nature Center features here.

Nature Art Show and Sale
free admission

December 4, 12:00 AM7:00 AM

You’ll see pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, glass, woodworking and more. Admission is free and ten percent of all sales are donated to the Friends of Quarry Hill in support of nature education programs.

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Also on: Dec 4
Bird Banding Program
$2/adults, $1/child
free for members
December 4, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds. 

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Nature Toddlers: Nuts About Squirrels
pre-registration required
December 7, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Go nuts! Winter is coming - are the squirrels prepared? Guided by a Quarry Hill Naturalist, learn all about these nutty creatures through story, art and outdoor adventure.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
$2/adults, $1/child
free for members
December 11, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882.

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