• Volunteer Work Day
  • Olewine Nature Center
  • Steve Dale - Olewine Nature Center
  • Shannon O'Shea - Olewine Nature Center
  • Matthew Cordier - Olewine Nature Center
  • Larry Imes - 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?

Painting @ the Park
March 26 Information »

Art In The Wild Lecture
"Recasting Nature" by Beth Galston - Thursday, April 6 at 7 pm

Photography Workshops
Information for Primer »
Information for Fundamentals »
Registration form »

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

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

February 24
Sightings from a walk around the park: Canada Goose nesting in the canal, Winter Wren, Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintails, Gadwall, Northern Shovelers, Mallards, American Black Ducks, American Coots, Killdeer, Grackles, Snapping Turtle, Painted Turtles, Garter Snakes, and Green Frogs.

February 23
Chipmunks have emerged. Squirrels are chewing the ends of the Silver Maple branches to get to the sap. Song Sparrows are singing.

February 22
Skunk Cabbages is emerging along the North Boardwalk and East Shore Trail.

February 16
A large group of male Red-winged Blackbirds visited the feeders behind the nature center in the afternoon.

February 10
On a walk around the park: one pair Wood Ducks, two pair Northern Pintail, three pair Northern Shovelers, Gadwall, Black Ducks, one American Coot, Eastern Bluebirds, Winter Wren.