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Ernie Miller Nature Center
Looking for a quick escape from the city blues? A walk through our 113-acre Ernie Miller Park will take you through a diverse range of habitats such as tall grass prairie, upland meadows, bottomland forest and stream.

View birds from the Nature Center's lobby as they visit the feeders and discover more about the park's wildlife and history through exhibits and a diorama.

Ernie Miller Park Nature Center Address & Phone
909 North K-7 Highway, Olathe, KS 66063
(913) 764-7759

Ernie Miller Park Nature Center Hours
For nature center office, park and trail hours, visit Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center.


Visitor Services / Administration
Located inside the JCPRD Administration Building, near the front entrance of Shawnee Mission Park, you'll find our Visitor Services. Here you can obtain copies of park maps, trail guides and Activities Catalogs. You can purchase Kansas State fishing licenses, JCPRD park permits for fishing, boating, archery, and metal detecting, as well as Shawnee Mission Park orienteering course packets. You can also pick up your free model rocket and remote controlled vehicle and boat permits.

Visitor Services Counter - JCPRD Admin. Building
at Shawnee Mission Park
7900 Renner Rd., Shawnee, Kansas 66219
(913) 888-4713


Mar 1 - Oct 31: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Nov 1 - Feb 28: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - (Open Holidays/Times Vary)
Apr 16 - Oct 31: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Nov 1 - Apr 15: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

For park hours, visit the park hours page.


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