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Quarry Hill Nature Center, Rochester

(4.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Quarry Hill Nature Center is located in Rochester. Plan to visit Quarry Hill Nature Center and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rochester attractions using our Rochester holiday planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • I remember going to summer camp when I was young so when my children turned of age to go to summer camp at Quarry hill I signed them up. It is such a fabulous place for little children through adult. ...  more »
  • Quarry Hill, on the east edge of town, offers a vivid history, a nature center, and miles of good easy walking. 
  • I love this place. I have visited it at least yearly for the last 28 years. It never fails me. The last time was days ago with my grandchildren, daughter and son in law. Opened during Christmas break....  more »
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  • The naturalists are very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Because of their excellent help and advice I was able to take care of a Grey Tree Frog that ended up in my house last fall/winter. The frog tried hibernating in one of my potted plants.
  • Excellent, year round family fun center in Rochester, MN, offering hiking, cross country skiing, biking, nature observance, and more. Regular educational events and family fun activities; your younger children will love feeding the fish in the pond, or exploring the old artifacts, or attending some of the educational presentations.
  • Great trails for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. Awesome nature center with giant fresh water aquarium with lots of local fish. Also great events year round. Love the cross country skiing events!
  • I found Jack-O'-Lantern mushroom around the park. The most beautiful part was that the mushroom is luminous in the dark, amazing ... . It is toxic but not fatal
  • Great place to take the kids for a few hours to hike, sightsee, visit the nature center, or attend a function, such as Fallfest.