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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 (1 mile north of 135th Street)
Olathe, KS 66063
(913) 764-7759

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



Visitor Services
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 Address & Phone
7900 Renner Road (Shawnee Mission Park)
Shawnee Mission, KS 66219-9723
(913) 888-4713

Year-round - Weekday Hours
Monday – Friday (except holidays): 9:00 am– 5:00 pm

Summer - Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Hours

April 16 – October 31: 10:00 am– 6:00 pm

Winter - Saturday and Sunday and Holiday Hours
November 1 – April 15: 9:00 am– 4:00 pm

For All Park Hours
See our District Offices & Park Hours page.


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