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Ernie Miller Nature Center

#2 of 22 things to do in Olathe Features Animals
909 N Highway 7, Olathe, KS 66061-4040
+1 913-764-7759
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Hidden gem

Great little visitor center with educational exhibits. If you enjoy bird watch there's a cute... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Fun trails to explore

We went on a family hike and had a great time! The nature center had some interactive exhibits for... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Beth K
Olathe, Kansas
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909 N Highway 7, Olathe, KS 66061-4040
+1 913-764-7759
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little visitor center with educational exhibits. If you enjoy bird watch there's a cute little room where windows overlook a water feature with feeders. My favorite part is the trails outside. Worth a visit for all ages.

Thank Mom_with_five
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went on a family hike and had a great time! The nature center had some interactive exhibits for the kids to enjoy, but the trails were the best part. Some trails went through fields and others were beautiful explorations around the creek and up...More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Always a great time walking around and following the trails! Ernie Miller doesn't disappoint. We've taken photos while on the trails. Great photo opps!

Thank chocfootball
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed the facilities and the Magic Show for our grandson's 5th birthday party. It was very entertaining and using the birthday boy to help was a perfect way to make him feel extra special. The children were able to see a salamander, a milk...More

Thank Joycekk
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ok walking trail, but dogs are not allowed. Since when we walk we always take our dog we won't be back.

1  Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Daughter and her friends had a better educational experience because of the off-duty please officers who dressed up as French hunters back in the 1800s. It became more real to them what it was like when they had to Churn their own better, build a...More

Thank lisadnewkirk
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I visited here just as Autumn was beginning. There are many nature trails. Some has asphalt, others are dirt or mulch. With a new knee, I have to stay on the paved roads. There was one particular path where the trees almost created a fairy...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I lived by this park growing up and always visited it. there has been many upgrades since then...which makes it a real nice nature park. Love the trails. Love the woods. Nice Nature center. Take your camera. Some wildlife. Used to be more before houses...More

Thank ssheilmn
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I brought my 10 year old grandson to Ernie Miller Park. When we stopped at the welcome building, we picked up a scavenger hunt form-there were two different ones for a family and for older kids. It had about 25-30 items to find on the...More

1  Thank 12zumbagirl
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent place to take a much needed hike, although inside city limits you can hike a long way and not see anything related to a city scape. peaceful and a joy to visit.

Thank Richard W
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Who was Ernie Miller?
4 July 2016|
Response from Cooperde4 | Reviewed this property |
Great Question! I know that the park was the first for Olathe. I had to really dig to locate some information. To follow is what I found on Olathe's 150 Most Notable People..."Ernest "Ernie” Miller wrote a newspaper column... More