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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:
pre-registration required
March 7, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

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.

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Also on: Mar 11
$2/adults, $1/child
Free for members
March 8, 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 Eastern Bluebird. Bluebirds enjoy the open meadow habitats in the park and frequent the ten strategically placed nesting boxes in Quarry Hill Park.

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March 13, 7:00 PM9:30 PM

Bring your friends for an evening featuring samples of eight spring bock beer varieties, snacks, live music and a chance to "poke" your beer at the bonfire.

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pre-registration required
March 14, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Learn how to produce your own syrup from even a single maple or box elder tree. We’ll cover the basic equipment and techniques required to collect and process sap. Practice tapping a tree and sample box elder syrup. 


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