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.
free for members
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
Learn about little blue as we hike the blue bird trail, peek into a nest, meet Blue Bird Dave, and enjoy a sweet "tweet" treat. We'll also craft our own little blue bird.read more
Snores, lores and s’mores – that’s what makes a great camp out! We’ll go on a scavenger hunt, gather wood for a fire, set up camp & fuel up with a traditional s’more!read more
Connect with your inner Mighty Spidey sense! Find out what makes spiders so mighty – 8 legs, 8 eyes, the ability to spin webs and more. Meet our resident spider Rosy and roll out your own webby craft. “Wrap up” the morning with a spiderlicious snack!read more