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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?

Attention Teachers and Homeschoolers:
Outdoor Learning Day on May 19

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Wildwood Park is seeking summer interns

Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest Winners
Youth Beginner Intermediate Advanced
See the exhibit in the Artists’ Corner of the Olewine Nature Center

Scout Workshop schedule for 2015
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Winter Lecture Series: Keystone Conservationists
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Donate used books to support the Friends of Wildwood’s Used Book Sale
This year’s sale will be during Wetlands Festival on Saturday, April 25.
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Wildwood Park announces Day Camps for Summer, 2015!
Now accepting registrations.
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info


All trails and boardwalks are open. Trails are covered with snow with icy patches.

February 26
Two birds that have not been seen this winter showed up today - a Blue Jay was at the feeders and a Northern Flicker was along Wildwood Way.

February 25
A small flock of about half a dozen American Robins was seen at the north end of the park. 

February 24
A muskrat was spotted on the bank of Paxton Creek behind the nature center.

February 17
An immature Red-tailed Hawk chased a grey squirrel near the nature center, but went away without a meal. 

February 12
A raven was seen carrying nesting materials as it flew over the Morning Glory Spillway this morning. 

February 11
Red-winged Blackbirds are singing and calling at the north end of the park.

February 10
Birds heard calling near the nature center in the morning - Tufted Titmouse and American Goldfinch. 

February 4
A Northern flying squirrel ate from the suet feeder at dusk.