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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.

Coming Events:
 
$8
$6.50/members
pre-registration required
February 6, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Observe, listen, and feel . . . toddlers are natural explorers. Join in monthly nature-themed classes that include story, art and outdoor adventures.  

Register for one class or the whole series!

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Also on: Feb 10
 
$20
$15/member
pre-registration required
February 6, 1:00 PM3:30 PM

Come embrace and enjoy winter with other adults at Root River County Park. We'll explore some of the park's lovely trails on snowshoes.Meet at Quarry Hill to get outfitted. Cost includes transportation aboard Quarry Hill's coach bus and the use of snowshoes. All adults are welcome regardless of experience. In the event of inadequate snow, a winter naturalist hike will replace the snowshoe hike.

Registration required - call 328-3950.

 

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$2/adult, $1/child
Free for members
February 7, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

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 Blue Jays.

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$20
$15/member
pre-registration required
February 12, 7:00 PM10:00 PM

Enjoy the sparkling winter landscape on a candlelit trail. Bring your sweetheart or come with friends for an enjoyable evening in nature. Then warm up by the crackling fire where champagne and sweets will be served.

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