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Enjoy the beauty and habitat of southeastern Minnesota by hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, or snowshoeing the meadows, flood plain and upland forests on the 5 miles of trails covering 320 acres. Park land features a former working quarry, the...more
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Quarry Hill is not only amazing for nature walks, but the cross country skiing is amazing (you can rent skis and snow shoes) and adventuring through the old quarry with kids is a blast. The nature Center has summer programs for young kids to mid...More
This is a wonderful park to visit, for children and adults!
Great place to sit and meditate to get in touch with nature.
To observe small critters and winged creatures.
The last time I was there I saw a deer with her fawn.
We’ve been to the Quarry Hill Nature Center many times over the years we have lived in Rochester. Both with and without children and grandchildren.
The place is interesting either way. And close to town.
For the kids there is a big fish tank with...More
What a fun and interesting learning experience we were able to do with my daughter and grandchildren! The participants were in character and kept us all interested! It wasn’t too long of a hike for little and older... legs. The staff was knowledgeable and made...More
The nature center itself is so well done, with tons of animals to see. The hike to find fossils was easy enough for our 2.5 year old and the center staff had great tips. We actually found a few to bring home! A lovely morning....More
Your question sounds like you intended to send it to the Quarry Hill Nature Center. You actually sent it to me, an ordinary citizen who offered some comments about Quarry Hill. As it turns out Quarry Hill is definitely... More
Your question sounds like you intended to send it to the Quarry Hill Nature Center. You actually sent it to me, an ordinary citizen who offered some comments about Quarry Hill. As it turns out Quarry Hill is definitely open then and they have a couple of special activities that weekend. See their web site - qhnc