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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?

Conservation Video Series
Starts Sunday, January 31
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Job Announcement - Part-time Environmental Educator
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Looking for a valuable Internship?
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2015 Friends of Wildwood Photo Contest Exhibit
Winners on display in the downstairs gallery of the nature center.
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Wildwood Day Camp registration open
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Wildwood Photography Workshop Series, 2016
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Wildwood bridge and trail improvements completed
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Wildwood Lake Restoration Feasibility Study
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

Parking lots are open. Trails snow covered.
Fox Run Trail is closed.

February 10
With blue sky and snow clinging to the trees, today is a great day for photography.
There is lots of activity at the bird feeders behind the nature center.

February 5
As the ice recedes from the lake, waterfowl return.  Today, American Black Ducks, Mallards, Northern Pintails, Canada Geese, and a Tundra Swan were seen.

January 29
The feeders near the nature center are busy. Today's highlights include American Tree Sparrow and a leucistic (lacking pigment but not all white like an albino) American Goldfinch.

January 28
There are many tracks in the snow.  Most are deer, but there are also interesting bird and mammal tracks.  Don't miss the tracking class at Wildwood on Saturday morning.