What's Happening at Wildwood Park?
Take a walk at Wildwood Park
This summer, there are guided Discovery Walks, Bird Walks, Flower Walks, and more
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Wildwood Lake Restoration Feasibility Study
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Art In The Wild exhibit open
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2016 Application »
2015 Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info
All trails and boardwalks are open.
An Osprey has been seen regularly over the south end of Wildwood Lake this summer.
Pasture Rose and Staghorn Sumac are blooming at the north end of the park.
In the gardens near the nature center, Purple Cone Flower, Common Milkweed, Butterfly Milkweed, Daisy Fleabane, and False Sunflower are in bloom.
Red-bellied Woodpecker fledglings were seen at the nature center's bird feeders.
Ebony Jewelwing Damselflies were seen along Fox Run Trail near the creek. A female Widow Skimmer was in the woods nearby. After emerging as an adult, dragonflies and damselflies often head for the trees where they strengthen their muscles and develop their full color, away from the water where older males aggressively patrol their territory.
An Orchard Oriole has been seen at the north end of the lake near the rectangular spillway.
Dragonflies seen: Common Whitetail, Black Saddlebags, Common Green Darner, Blue Dasher, 12 Spotted Skimmer
Damsleflies: Eastern Forktail, Slender Spreadwing
Look for bird families throughout the park. Many young are starting to leave the nest, including American Robins, Eastern Phoebes, and Woodpeckers. Watch for interesting behavior as young beg for food, adults feed young and encourage them to get their own food.