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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.

Nature Sunday - Animal Survival Game
$2/adults, $1/kids
May 1, 1:30 PM2:30 PM

Test your knowledge on our Animal Survival Trail played on our life-size outdoor game board. Use your animal instincts to make the best choices. Can you (and your animal) ‘survive’ for ten days in the wild? Great for all ages. Kids should be accompanied by an adult.




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Nature Toddlers: Scratchy, Sticky, Slippery
pre-registration required
May 7, 10:00 AM11:00 AM

Observe, listen, feel....toddlers are natural explorers. Join in monthly nature -themed classes that include story, art and outdoor adventures. Register for one class or the whole series.

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Morels and Moms
pre-registration required
May 8, 10:00 AM6:00 PM

Spend the morning sipping mushroom tea and eating bagels while learning all about fungi, what makes a mushroom a mushroom, and how to identify and find some of spring's most delicious wild offerings. We will then provide transportation to Whitewater State Park. Pack a bag lunch to be enjoyed there before heading out into the park, putting our new foraging skills to use. Following our foray into nature, we will regroup, show off our finds, and end with an unforgettable chef-prepared wild food dinner.

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Bird Banding Program
$2/adult, $1/child
Free for members
May 8, 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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