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Ernie Miller Nature Center

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909 N Highway 7, Olathe, KS 66061-4040
+1 913-764-7759
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Enjoyable break in the city

Ernie Miller Nature Center is a nice respite from busy city life. Enjoy quiet trails and observe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shawnee, Kansas
via mobile
Great place for kids

Ernie Miller has been here in Olathe for decades. It has gone through several renovations during... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Olathe ks
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909 N Highway 7, Olathe, KS 66061-4040
+1 913-764-7759
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ernie Miller Nature Center is a nice respite from busy city life. Enjoy quiet trails and observe animals in the center. It has various programming throughout the year which is great for children!

Thank wandab410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ernie Miller has been here in Olathe for decades. It has gone through several renovations during that time, all of which have significantly improved it. In the Nature Center building, they have live animals and have recently opened a new exhibit room with hands-on exhibits....More

Thank alafex
Reviewed 11 July 2017

To those who live locally, this is a great place to bring your kids on weekends. Lot of activities, few trails. A creek nearby. Good place to bird watch.

Thank Ganesh S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 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 11 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 14 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
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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