The 25th annual Quarry Hill Nature Center’s Fall Festival is this weekend (September 12th and 13th). The festival is admission free and runs 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

(Quarry Hill Fall Festival)

Fall Festival takes place on the grounds of Quarry Hill Park and Nature Center. Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, and outdoor activities include cave tours, canoeing, rock climbing, pumpkin decorating and more. Tree Climbing sponsored by Maier Tree and Lawn will take place from 12:00-5:00 Saturday.  Rock Climbing sponsored by Prairie Walls Climbing Gym will take place from 12:00 – 5:00 each day. Food and activity tickets are available for purchase on site $1/ticket, $20/25 tickets. Food and activities range from 1-4 tickets.

Entertainment at this ‘all things nature’ festival will feature our special Native Minnesotan animal ambassadors including MN Turtles, snakes and a visit from the National Eagle Center for a Live Bald Eagle program.

Quarry Hill’s Fall Festival is an annual tradition drawing thousands of visitors from Rochester and the surrounding communities. All proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of Quarry Hill Nature Center and are used to help keep the nature center admission free year-round and provide the many educational programs offered for youth, families and adults throughout the year.

For additional information visit the Quarry Hill Nature Center website.