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  • Larry Imes
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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?

2017 Photo Contest Display in the Nature Center
New this year: Vote for your favorites!

Friends of Wildwood Camera Raffle
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Wildwood Lecture Series starts January 16
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2018 Photography Classes at Wildwood
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Art In The Wild 2018 - Application due Jan. 16
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Gallery Exhibits
Wildlife Photography by Eric Willet - exhibit hall
Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest Winners, 2016 - downstairs gallery

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

December 2
On this morning's bird walk, both Golden-crowned and Ruby-crowned Kinglets were seen. Another visitor reported a Gray Catbird.

December 1
Young Muskrats have been seen recently in the canal. Best time to look is early in the morning or in the evening before sunset.

November 27
Winter Wrens are back in the park. They tiny, dark birds hide under the boardwalk and in low brush. Other small birds to look for include Golden-crowned Kinglet and Brown Creeper.

November 21
A Red Fox has been seen at the south end of the park. This morning it walked behind the nature center.

November 16
A Black Bear and a Coyote were recently sighted on separate occasions just outside Wildwood Park's border. 

November 14
Several Hermit Thrushes were seen near Fox Run Trail this morning. White-throated Sparrows can occasionally be heard singing and Dark-eyed Juncos have returned for the winter.