• Terry Smith - Wood Thrush
  • Rebecca Fronk - Jewelweed
  • Darlene Zeller-Shearer - Frog
  • Shannon O'Shea - Olewine Nature Center
  • Volunteer Work Day
  • Olewine Nature Center
  • George Shearer, Jr - Olewine Nature Center
  • Eric Willet - Olewine Nature Center
  • Friends of Wildwood Park
  • Charlie Smith

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Center Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm | Trail's Hours: Daily dawn-dusk | Closed Holidays »

Tucked away in the rolling hills of Central Pennsylvania, Wildwood Park is conveniently located on the edge of Harrisburg, PA.

There are endless opportunities for fun and adventure at Wildwood Park. Explore the Nature Center, walk the trails and boardwalks, ride your bike, pack a picnic lunch, watch the birds, check out the flowers and much more! There is fresh air and good times around every bend. Come and enjoy…it's fun and it's free!

What's Happening at Wildwood Park?

Explore Wildwood
Free self-guided activity for nature enthusiasts starts June 10
Information »

Art In The Wild 2017
Winners | About the Artists | Vote for Your Favorite
Watch Video by CASA (Capital Area School for the Arts) »

Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest
2016 Winners »
2017 Contest Brochure »

Gallery Exhibits
Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest winners - exhibit hall
Rick Price nature photos - downstairs gallery

Ash Tree Cutting
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

June 23
Dragonflies are active in the canal. Look for Eastern Amberwing, Blue Dasher, Black Saddlebags, Eastern Pondhawk, Widow Skimmer, and Common Whitetail.

June 21
Osprey sighted flying over the lake. Watch for tiny stinkpot turtles on the move as they look for a good location to lay eggs.

June 12
Look for baby muskrats eating in the canal.

June 6
A Snowy Egret was seen feeding in the north end of the lake. Another sighting of this unusual visitor was reported last month.