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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
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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pre-registration required
February 13, 10:30 AM12:00 PM
Two feet, four feet, small feet, big feet. We all make tracks in the snow! Bring your valentine, don some snowshoes, and make some 'lovely' tracks of your own as you search for animal signs. Warm up back inside while making a special valentine craft.
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$2/adult, $1/child
Free for members
pre-registration required
February 14, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

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.

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pre-registration required
February 20, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Children are born naturalists, constantly exploring the environment around them with all their senses. Join us monthly throughout the school year for a nature adventure that nurtures that natural curiosity. Each month we explore a new nature-theme; class includes story, art and outdoor explorations.

Register for one class or the whole series!

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