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.
Who is that knock knocking in the woods? Downy, Hairy, Pileated, what makes these birds so special? We’ll use our eyes and ears as we search for woodpeckers in the park and their signature mark on trees. Then enjoy a snack suitable for “pecky” eaters. (Raindate: June 30)read more
Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds.read more
Meet at the pond pavilion for nature-themed stories, songs, puppets, rhymes and more presented by the Rochester Public Library.
(Held indoors at Quarry Hill Nature Center if there is inclement weather.)read more
Did you know that flying dragons exist? They do! We call them dragonflies and they hatch right out of the water. Gather around the pond as we learn all about the lifecycle of the dragonfly. Snack & craft fit for a dragon. (Raindate: July 14)read more