Ernie Miller Park
- ADA Accessible
- Bicycles not allowed
- Hiking Trails
- Outdoor Shelter
- Pets not allowed
- Picnic Tables
A 116-acre nature park consisting of a diverse range of habitats including tallgrass prairies, upland meadows, bottomland forest, a beautiful stream, and three miles of nature trails to explore, a picnic shelter, and is home of the iconic Ernie Miller Nature Center (note: no bicycles and pets allowed).
Home of Ernie Miller Nature Center
Ernie Miller Nature Park is home to the Ernie Miller Nature Center which provides a wide range of educational and nature based programs and experiences. The nature center is viewed by many as a laboratory of sorts for learning, understanding, and admiring nature. Patrons will discover more about plants, animals and history by visiting the center's new exhibit gallery which features live animal displays and interactive exhibits.
The nature center also features a 500 gallon aquarium showcasing native stream fish, a wildlife viewing room overlooking a water feature and bird feeders. The center also has full gift shop with books, treats and other items for our nature enthusiasts.
Visitors will also view a range of 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. For more about the nature center, visit the Ernie Miller Nature Center page.
Ernie Miller Nature Park has one large with 10 tables able to seat up to 60. The shelter is perfect for parties, family reunions, corporate events, and weddings! To ensure the use of a shelter, reservations are recommended. For individual shelter details view the Subfacilities section below.
To check availability or to reserve a shelter, call (913) 831-3359, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. or visit our Registration Office in Antioch Park.
For additional information about renting a shelter visit our reservation and rentals page.
Park Police & Safety
In an emergency dial 911. To reach the Park Police Dispatch, call 913-782-0720. Learn more about the Park Police and tips on staying safe!