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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:
July 4, 12:00 AM12:00 AM

The Nature Center Exploration Hall is closed. The park is open dawn to dusk. Restroom and water are available in the Pond Pavilion near the Nature Center.

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$2/adults, $1/child
Free
July 5, 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 bluebird inhabiting the nest boxes around the park.

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$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
July 7, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

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!

 

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$2/adults, $1/child
Free
July 12, 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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