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.
No homework required during this three-day mini camp for grades K-6. Spend your days off enjoying some good-natured fun with a Quarry Hill naturalist discovering the many signs of spring emerging in the park. Explorers, birders, photographers - read on to see which camp is designed especially for your age group.read more
Observe, listen, and feel … toddlers are natural explorers. Nurture that curiosity during our nature-themed classes designed for 2-3 year old children accompanied by a grown up. Classes include story, art and outdoor adventures.read more
Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds. Learn a few facts about this month's feature bird, the nuthatch, seen year round at Quarry Hill's feeders.read more
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.read more