What's Happening at Wildwood Park?
With turtles, birds, music, kid’s activities and the FREE Walk for Wildwood.
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Art In The Wild
Visit the 15 exhibits along Wildwood Way and the Towpath Trail.
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People’s Choice Announced – the people have spoken
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2014 Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info
All trails and boardwalks are open. The Middle Lot will be closed on Friday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 29th.
Twin White-tailed Deer fawns were seen with their mother near the North Boardwalk.
A Muskrat was seen in the lake near the north spillway. It was swimming while carrying plants in its mouth.
Seen on a walk on the North Boardwalk: Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Mourning Dove, Warbling Vireo, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Chickadee spp., Tufted Titmouse, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch.
Monarch butterflies have returned to the area. Day campers found 3 caterpillars on milkweed this week. They have transformed to the chrysalis stage and are in a display in the exhibit hall.
A small patch of American Lotus is blooming at the north end of the park, near the rectangular spillway.
White-tailed Deer fawns are occasionally seen along the pathways; Wood Ducklings are common throughout the marsh this time of year.
Amphibians and reptiles abundant along the Towpath Trail including Eastern Painted Turtle, Eastern Garter Snake, Northern Water Snake, Bullfrog and Green Frog.