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Explore Trails and Boardwalks Enjoy the Nature Center

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?

Friends of Wildwood Camera Raffle
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Now Accepting Photos for the 2016 Photography Contest
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Photography Workshops
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Memberships, memorial bricks, and other gift ideas
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New gallery exhibit at the nature center
Susquehanna Greenway Partnership photo contest winners

Submit Your Art In The Wild Application
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Dying Ash Tree Removal Set for Wildwood Park
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Wildwood Lake Restoration Feasibility Study
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info


On Monday morning, December 12, Wildwood Way will be closed to vehicles at the Delta Boardwalk near the Morning Glory Spillway.
Pedestrians will be able to walk on the entrance road, but the Delta Boardwalk will be closed.

December 7
Ducks are arriving at Wildwood. There are flocks of American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, and Northern Shovelers.
Golden-crowned Kinglets are at the north end of the park.
There is a small muskrat hut in the lake near the Middle Parking Lot.

December 6
An Eastern Phoebe was seen near the wooden bridge over Paxton Creek.

December 4
A Muskrat has been spotted several times in Paxton Creek behind the nature center.

November 30
Despite the rain, a small group of intrepid birders came out for the morning bird walk on the Towpath Trail. They saw: Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Great Blue Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, American Crow, Chickadee spp., and Carolina Wren.

November 25
A Purple Finch was seen at the bird feeders.