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Quarry Hill Nature Center

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701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
507-328-3950 www.qhnc.org

June 2021

Sundays at Quarry Hill

June 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
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  488 million years ago, Quarry Hill was covered by a shallow tropical sea filled with marine creatures. Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! A Quarry Hill Naturalist will lead you on the 1.5 mile round trip hike, stopping at the limestone rock quarry for fossil hunting. Tickets available here.…

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Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
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$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with a Quarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long,…

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Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long, earning…

Find out more »

Sundays at Quarry Hill

June 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

  488 million years ago, Quarry Hill was covered by a shallow tropical sea filled with marine creatures. Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! A Quarry Hill Naturalist will lead you on the 1.5 mile round trip hike, stopping at the limestone rock quarry for fossil hunting. Tickets available here.…

Find out more »

July 2021

Cave Tour and History Hike | Quarry Hill Nature Center

July 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
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tep back in time when you step into the Quarry Hill Cave! Quarry Hill Park was once part of the Rochester State Hospital grounds and there remains some interesting historic features from a century of agriculture, quarry operations and more. Learn about some of these historic features and tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882. The cave is a ten minute hike from the Nature Center. The tour is approximately 1 hour in length. Children 15 and under must be…

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Sundays at Quarry Hill

July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

  488 million years ago, Quarry Hill was covered by a shallow tropical sea filled with marine creatures. Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! A Quarry Hill Naturalist will lead you on the 1.5 mile round trip hike, stopping at the limestone rock quarry for fossil hunting. Tickets available here.…

Find out more »

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long, earning…

Find out more »

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long, earning…

Find out more »

Cave Tour and History Hike | Quarry Hill Nature Center

July 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

tep back in time when you step into the Quarry Hill Cave! Quarry Hill Park was once part of the Rochester State Hospital grounds and there remains some interesting historic features from a century of agriculture, quarry operations and more. Learn about some of these historic features and tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882. The cave is a ten minute hike from the Nature Center. The tour is approximately 1 hour in length. Children 15 and under must be…

Find out more »

Sundays at Quarry Hill

July 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 25, 2021

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

  488 million years ago, Quarry Hill was covered by a shallow tropical sea filled with marine creatures. Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! Dig into the past to discover what fossil fortunes are hiding in the rocks at Quarry Hill Park! A Quarry Hill Naturalist will lead you on the 1.5 mile round trip hike, stopping at the limestone rock quarry for fossil hunting. Tickets available here.…

Find out more »

August 2021

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with a Quarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long,…

Find out more »

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult sidekick for this premier experience. During this 90 minute adventure, naturalists will teach you how to use a bug net (that you get to keep!) and lead you in discovering the amazing world of insects. The adventure continues at home! With your new Bug Hunt book as your guide you can explore all summer long, earning…

Find out more »

Cave Tour and History Hike | Quarry Hill Nature Center

August 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

tep back in time when you step into the Quarry Hill Cave! Quarry Hill Park was once part of the Rochester State Hospital grounds and there remains some interesting historic features from a century of agriculture, quarry operations and more. Learn about some of these historic features and tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882. The cave is a ten minute hike from the Nature Center. The tour is approximately 1 hour in length. Children 15 and under must be…

Find out more »

Cave Tour and History Hike | Quarry Hill Nature Center

August 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, 55906 United States
+ Google Map

tep back in time when you step into the Quarry Hill Cave! Quarry Hill Park was once part of the Rochester State Hospital grounds and there remains some interesting historic features from a century of agriculture, quarry operations and more. Learn about some of these historic features and tour the sandstone storage cave, carved in 1882. The cave is a ten minute hike from the Nature Center. The tour is approximately 1 hour in length. Children 15 and under must be…

Find out more »
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