Ernie Miller Nature Center

Ernie Miller Nature Center provides a laboratory for learning, understanding, and admiring nature. Discover more about the park's plants, animals and history by visiting the center's new exhibit gallery featuring live animal displays and interactive exhibits. 

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The Nature Center also features a 500 gallon aquarium showcasing native stream fish, a wildlife viewing room overlooking a water feature with bird feeders and a gift shop for nature enthusiasts.

At the Ernie Miller Nature Center, view birds from the center's lobby as they visit the feeders and discover more about the park's wildlife and history through exhibits and a diorama. Visit Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center for more information.

Birthday Parties at the Nature Center (Ages 5-11)

Ernie Miller Nature Center offers a variety of party themes and packages created to make your child's party experience full of adventure and unforgettable!

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Four Awesome Fun Themes

You choose the theme and we deliver an unforgettable birthday experience with an enchanted forest, fairies, and animals like - rabbits, mice, turtles, toads, spiders, owls and even snakes!

Our party themes are: Birthday Safari, Enchanted Forest, Magical Party, and Snake Celebration

Check out the EMNC Birthday Party page for more info and book yours today!

Make a Difference for EMNC Animals

Make a difference and donate. EMNC could use assistance with much needed food and other various items.  All are invited to contribute a gift of any size.

Items Needed

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Bags of new clean cypress mulch
  • Black oil sunflower seed
  • Bleach
  • Dried seed corn on the cob
  • Ferret snacks
  • Fragrance free laundry soap and dryer sheets
  • LabDiet 5001 rodent food
  • Pine bedding
  • Suet cakes
  • Various sizes of clear Critter Keeper boxes with snap tops from pet stores
  • White millet or safflower seed (no seed mixes, please)

Download the printable Donations for Animal list (PDF).

Questions about how to help or where to drop off donations, please contact us.

The animals and staff thank you!