Olmsted County Organizations

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Birding / Nature Organizations in Olmsted County
    (including Rochester, MN)

Bob Ekblad

  Zumbro Valley Audubon Society
  • Meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the Quarry Hill Nature Center on the 4th Tuesday of the month from September through April (except December).  A picnic is held on the 4th Tuesday of May.
  • Field Trips are offered to local and area birding hot spots (at least monthly except during the summer)
    • Most trips depart from the Rochester Community Technical College (RCTC), located on County 9 on the east side of Rochester, across the street from the Federal Medical Facility
  • Everyone is welcome to attend all ZVAS events.  You do not need to be a member to participate.

Quarry Hill Park & Nature Center - Rochester City Park

  • The park is located just inside East Circle Drive on the east side of Rochester
  • Link to Quarry Hill Park web page for information 
Oxbow Park - Olmsted County Park
Oxbow Park Logo
  • The park is located north of Byron (which is west of Rochester) just east of of Cty 5 and north of Cty 4 on Cty 105.
  • Link to Oxbow Park web page for information and schedule of field trips and activities
  • Brochure of the park - 326K Adobe Acrobat pdf file not available at this time
Chester Woods Park - Olmsted County Park

Links to other related Olmsted County web pages