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Ernie Miller Nature Center

Ernie Miller Nature Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Johnson County by providing high-quality parks, services, and recreation programs.

Address: 909 N Highway 7, Olathe, KS (Actual event locations vary)

Registration Requirements: All girls participating as a Girl Scout in these activities must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to

How to Register: See individual event pages for registration info


Nature Walks 

Experience autumn’s beauty on a guided walk through the park. Our walks can be tailored for special interests and/or specific scout requirements.  

Cost: Rates below are for the group, not individual.
1–10 people $32 JoCo resident/ $34 nonresident
11-15 people $37 JoCo resident/ $40 nonresident

1 adult per group of 5. Based on availability.

Days/Times: Walks can be scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays on early dismissal days or day your Girl Scouts are out of school between 12pm – 4pm (last walk scheduled at 4pm).

Additional info: We recommend close toed shoes, a good sturdy tennis shoe is best. No sandals or flip flops. Wear bug spray/sunscreen and a hat. Bring a water bottle. The hike is only one hour. We ask that you use restrooms before we leave and do not carry any food or snacks with us along the trail. 

Registration & Questions: Call 913-764-7759 or visit

Partner Mission: To enhance the quality of life in Johnson County, Kansas, by providing high-quality parks, services, and recreation programs. Check out Ernie Miller Nature Center's website for a full list of events!