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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.

Maple Syrup in your Backyard
pre-registration required
March 25, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Learn how to produce syrup from even a single maple or box elder tree. We'll cover the basic equipment and techniques required to collect and process sap.

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Cave Tour and Historic Hike
$2/adult, $1/child
free for members
pre-registration required
March 26, 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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Bock Beer Festival: A Celebration of Beer and the Fiery Science of Mulled Ale
March 31, 7:00 PM9:30 PM

Bring your friends for an evening featuring samples of spring bock beer varieties, snacks, live music and some “science of the night” including a chance to "poke" your beer at the bonfire.

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Nature Toddlers: Wonderful Worms
pre-registration required
April 1, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Wiggly and wonderful, earthworms hide in the ground without making a sound. Discover what amazing ways earthworms help other plants and animals.

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