• Friends of Wildwood Park
  • Karen Carlson
  • Volunteer Work Day
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  • Olewine Nature Center
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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!

Upcoming Events

4/7/2018 - 10/31/2018
Art In The Wild 2018: Exhibit Opens

6/21/2018
Get in Shape Walk

6/23/2018
Detweiler Park Hike

6/25/2018 - 6/29/2018
Wildwood Way Day Camp

7/8/2018
Flower Walk: Still More Blooms

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Wildwood Scout Programs

What's Happening at Wildwood Park?

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Art In The Wild
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2017 Photo Contest Display in the Nature Center
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

TRAILS
All trails are open.

June 19
A Monarch butterfly was seen at the milkweed in front of the nature center today.

June 8
Mulberry trees are producing fruit, which attracts many birds. There are several places along the dam and throughout the park to watch them gorging on mulberries.

June 7
A Bald Eagle was seen over the lake from the North Boardwalk.

June 1
Snapping Turtles have been laying eggs in the mulch pile beside the nature center. Morning is the best time to see them.

May 29
Black Bear tracks can be seen on both boardwalks. The most extensive set is on the North Boardwalk starting before the first viewing pavilion and picking up again after it.