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.
Moles, worms, groundhogs, spiders, foxes and even owls find life is good when you are underground. Get the dirt on why these animals like to live underfoot when we go searching for their lairs. Dig up some good grub and leave class with your own underground detective funnel. (Raindate: July 28)read more
Meet at the pond pavilion for nature-themed stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more presented by the Rochester Public Library.
(Held indoors at Quarry Hill Nature Center if there is inclement weather.)read more
free for members
Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.read more
Most birds can only fly forward. But hummingbirds can also fly backward, up, down, and sideways just like a helicopter! Join us as we learn more about the world’s smallest birds. Fuel up on a sweet snack and create your own hummingbird café for home. (Raindate: August 11)read more