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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.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging in the Field

September 1, 4:00 PM5:30 PM

Be a part of research in action! Join naturalists and other citizens at Northern Hills Prairie to capture and tag monarch butterflies as they begin their yearly migration.

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Run Wild 5K Trail Run and Wild Child Dash
Dash - $5
5K - $25
September 3, 7:00 AM10:00 AM

Get outdoors and run wild at this premier trail run in Quarry Hill Park. Proceeds benefit Summer Camp Scholarships, so every child has an opportunity for 'wild time'!

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Bird Banding Program
$2/adults, $1/child
free for members
September 4, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of birds up close as you try your hand at trapping, netting, banding and releasing birds. 

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Nature Toddlers: Ladybugs are Great
pre-registration required
September 7, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Ladybugs are great! Along with a Quarry Hill Naturalist, explore the Quarry Hill pond and meadow in search of these spotted creatures. Craft, storytime and feeding the fish are also included in this class especially for 2-3 year old and their favorite grown-up.

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