What's Happening at Wildwood Park?
It’s not too late to get out in the park and take photos to enter the Friends of Wildwood annual photo contest. Entries due by December 1, 2013 by 3pm. Download brochure here or pick up at the Olewine Nature Center. Photo mats available at the Nature Center.
Art in The Wild, Naturally Inspired Trailside Creations
Now accepting applications for 2014 installations. With notable debut success in 2013 we are again looking for lively, colorful, mysterious or humorous art in 2014. Application deadline Jan. 20, 2014.
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Download 2014 Application »
Download Art Installation Site Map »
Watch the Video of 2013 installations »
Wildwood Park and the biology department at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA have partnered to research the growth and development of turtles in the park. Your $20 donation will allow us to tag one turtle. Adopt a turtle today!
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info
All trails are open.
Ducks seen in the lake: Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, American Black Duck, Green-winged Teal.
A walk on the East Shore Trail invloved these sightings: Green Heron, Great Blue Heron, immature Cooper's Hawk, immature Red-tailed Hawk, Great Horned Owl, Red Fox.
A Bald Eagle and Great Horned Owl were seen this morning.
An osprey was seen flying above the large sycamore tree on the east shore of the lake.