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Information

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park's grounds are open 365 days a year from dawn to dusk. 

The Visitor Center is open Thursday-Saturday 12-4 PM from May 1-Nov. 1. 

The John and Virginia Winner Memorial Gallery is open during exhibitions Thursday-Saturday 12-4 PM.


The Art Park is located at 3883 Stone Quarry Road. Stone Quarry Road is located off of Route 20 East between the Village of Cazenovia and Town of Nelson.

FAQs

Answers to FAQs:

  • Leashed dogs are welcome, please pick up after your pets.
  • We are a carry-in, carry-out facility there are no trash receptacles on site
  • We have two restrooms at the top of the hill with composting toilets that are open at all times for the convenience of our visitors
  • The Vista Trail is a .25 mile gravel trail that circles the top of the hill, this trail, as well as the gravel trail into the Secret Garden are ADA compliant
  • Open flames are prohibited, propane camp stoves are OK (there are no grills on site)
  • There are picnic tables at the top of the hill and in the Secret Garden
  • There is a pavilion available (first come first serve) in the Secret Garden
  • There is a $5/person admission fee, children 16 and under and members of the Art Park are free
  • We have four miles of trails that wind through forest, meadows, and fields. Trails are muddy after big rain events and in the spring, appropriate footwear is essential!
  • You will be able to see the majority of our sculptures walking around the Vista Trail and Secret Garden areas. 
  • Dress in layers, it can be windy at the top of the hill
  • Snowshoeing and XC skiing are encouraged on our trails during the winter, but we do not groom the trails

More questions? Feel free to give us a call! (315) 655-3196

Dorothy Riester's Contemplating Man, through the seasons

Plan your Visit

The landscape of Stone Quarry Hill Art Park changes throughout the season. Visit in the spring for green grass and daffodils, visit in summer to see high meadow grasses and hear the frogs singing in the ponds, visit in late summer/fall and enjoy mowed hay and colorful foliage, visit in the winter and experience a quiet and vista views.

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park is primarily a self-directed, outdoor experience, suitable to those that love to explore!


Make a day of your trip:

Pick up some picnic fare on your way to the Art Park...

  • Pewter Spoon Cafe
  • Cazenovia Bagel Co.
  • Route 20 East
  • Cazenovia Farmers Market 
  • Carter's Creamery (ice cream!)
  • Peak's Coffee
  • Latte Da!


Enjoy lunch or dinner after a visit to the Art Park...

  • Empire Farm Brewery
  • Lincklaen House & Seven Stone Steps


Visit these other area attractions

  • National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Lorenzo State Historic Site
  • Chittenango Canal Landing Boat Museum
  • Oneida Community Mansion House
  • Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University
  • Cazenovia Public Library and Museum (they have a mummy!)
  • The Nelson Odeon

more information about other great establishments in Cazenovia please visit the Cazenovia Chamber of Commerce Website here.

For more information about events in Cazenovia visit the Cazenovia Rec Desk here.


Tours

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park provides tours of the Dorothy Riester House and Studio (Hilltop House) and/or tours of sculpture along the Vista Trail. Tours are typically 45 minutes to an hour but can be adapted to any time frame. 


Tours are $10 per person, $5 for members of the Art Park and include free admission to the Art Park for the day. 


Discounts available for non-profit or community-based organizations/groups.


School Field Trips are $3 per students and free for chaperons/teachers and include admission to the Art Park and a tour of the Hilltop House and Vista Trail.


If interested in a tour please fill out the form below. We are currently booking tours for Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays. However, we are happy to accommodate your schedule if those days do not work for you or your group.


Looking to make a day of it? 

Couple a tour with a picnic or reserve a building at the Art Park for your small group gathering.

Inquire about a tour