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Quarry Hill Nature Center, Rochester
(4.6/5 based on 110+ 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
  • Several interesting areas to see as well as a small interpretive center. Great way to spend an hour or two. Pretty challenging terrain in some areas off the paved pathway. 
  • Going to Quarry Hill is a high recommendation for anyone visiting the area. Everything there is free to do, so great for people on a budget! The trails are beautiful and well maintained, there are edu...  more »
  • We finally had an opportunity to visit the Quarry Hill Nature Center and we loved it. It is a beautiful place for a walk or bike ride. They have paved trails and grass trails and even more rustic trai...  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.