Free Things to do in Olathe
Discover some of Olathe’s best kept secrets, all for free! Some related activities in these locations will incur fees for participation, however each activity has no cost options. With both indoor and outdoor opportunities, there are things to explore all year long.
Black Bob Park
- Picnic shelter, restrooms, playground, basketball, bike/ pedestrian trails, baseball, softball, soccer, fitness course, fishing, aquatics center, miniature golf, and batting cages.*
- *Some related activities incur fees for participation. See Olathe Parks and Recreation website for more details.
Ensor Farm Site and Museum
- Home of Marshall Ensor, an Olathe teacher and pioneer in amateur radio, this 1892 farm house displays antique furniture, utensils, clothing, quilts, and ham radio equipment.
- Farm also includes a 1890s barn constructed with rough sawed lumber and wood peg beams, picnic facilities, and other structures.
- The Ensor Museum is open to the public for guided tours during the months of May, June, September and October on Saturday & Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Admission to the museum is free, however donations are gladly accepted.
Ernie Miller Nature Center & Park
Enjoy this 116-acre park with three hiking trails, a nature center, and an outdoor amphitheater, all for free!
The nature center features a wildlife viewing room, 500-gallon aquarium, and nature displays.
Events and educational programming available throughout the year.
Meeting rooms and grounds available for rental.
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