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  • 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
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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?

Art In The Wild 2017
Winners | About the Artists | Vote for Your Favorite

Now accepting applications for Internships

Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest
2016 Winners »
2017 Contest Brochure »

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

Ash Tree Cutting
Information »

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

May 20
A Glossy Ibis stopped by the south end of the lake today. Shorebirds have been spotted lately, including two Semipalmated Plovers.

May 19
Many species of birds are nesting now. Interesting behaviors to watch for include singing to establish or maintain territory, gathering nesting material, and carrying food to a nest. 
Look for goslings and ducklings accompanied by their parents on the lake and canal.  

May 11
Snowy Egret at the end of North Boardwalk.  Many swallows over the lake including Bank, Barn, Tree and Rough-winged; good migration morning.

May 9
Orchard Orioles singing along Wildwood Way.  White-crowned Sparrows at the feeder.

May 5
Common Yellowthroats have returned. Canada Goose eggs are hatching. If you see a pair of geese, look for fuzzy yellow goslings.

May 1
A male Rose-breasted Grosbeak was seen on the birdfeeders. Baltimore Orioles have returned and Scarlet Tanagers are migrating through the park.