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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.

Good Natured Kids: Hello Little Blue
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
June 13, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Learn about little blue as we hike the blue bird trail, peek into a nest, meet Blue Bird Dave, and enjoy a sweet "tweet" treat. We'll also craft our own little blue bird.

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Good Natured Kids: Backyard Camper
 
$15
$12/member
June 27, 9:30 AM11:00 AM

Snores, lores and s’mores – that’s what makes a great camp out! We’ll go on a scavenger hunt, gather wood for a fire, set up camp & fuel up with a traditional s’more!

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Camp Grand - Choose from 2 great themes!
 
$45
$35/members
pre-registration required
July 7, 9:00 AM2:00 PM

Wet & Wild for kids ages 6-10:
Kids and grandparents will explore the pond and the life found in it on this wet & wild adventure. Go fishing and be a part of wildlife research when we mark and measure turtles! Test your skill at survival during our Scales and Slime Survival Game.  Later, relax during a memorable show & tell with some of our live scaly & slimy animals.  

Amazing Mammals for kids ages 4-7:
From a 2-inch shrew to a 120-foot whale, mammals are Amazing! Learn about these warm-blooded creatures when you become an animal scientist. Practice mammal trapping, tracking and even ‘train’ a mammal by constructing a mammal maze. Round out the day with a hike to the cave to learn about our resident flying mammals, bats! 

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Good Natured Kids: Mighty Spidey
 
$15
$12/member
pre-registration required
July 11, 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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