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Explore Trails and Boardwalks Enjoy the Nature Center

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?

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Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest Display
December 20 to January 15 in the nature center classroom
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Photography Workshops
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

January 12
Eastern Bluebirds were see along the entrance road.

January 11
An immature Bald Eagle circled around the south end of the lake today.

January 10
A Mink was swimming and catching fish in Paxton Creek behind the nature center.

January 8
A Sharp-Shinned Hawk took a Red-bellied Woodpecker from a bird feeder today.

January 6
Light snow is great for exploring mammal tracks. Check the boardwalks for raccoon, fox, muskrat, mink, and squirrel tracks.
Snow also makes muskrat lodges stand out against the cattails that usually camouflage them, so check the edges of the lake.

January 5
A young boy reported seeing a frog today. You never know what you'll see at Wildwood!