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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/member
pre-registration required
September 5, 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: Sep 9
 
$2/adults, $1/child
Free for members.
September 6, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds. This month's topic is migration; we'll help identify birds leaving the area and birds arriving to spend the winter month's in Minnesota.

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Free admission
September 12, 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Enjoy this annual event celebrating fall and all things uniquely Quarry Hill! Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, & outdoor activities include cave tours, canoeing, rock climbing, pumpkin decorating and more.

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Free admission
September 13, 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Enjoy this annual event celebrating fall and all things uniquely Quarry Hill! Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, & outdoor activities include cave tours, canoeing, rock climbing, pumpkin decorating and more.

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