• Friends of Wildwood Park
  • Karen Carlson
  • Volunteer Work Day
  • Larry Imes
  • Charlie Smith
  • Steve Dale
  • Rick Price
  • Larry Imes
  • Olewine Nature Center
  • Steve Dale
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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?

2017 Photo Contest Display in the Nature Center
New this year: Vote for your favorites!
Contest Winners »
People's Choice Winners »

Friends of Wildwood Camera Raffle Winner
Congratulations to Nell Luttrell!

2018 Day Camp Registration
Event details »

Wildwood Lecture Series
Information »

2018 Photography Classes at Wildwood
Information/registration »

Program on Lake Improvements, March 6
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Summer Internship
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

TRAILS
All trails are open.

February 21
The warm weather has brought turtles out on logs to bask in the sun. Look for Eastern Painted Turtles on logs in the canal.
A chipmunk was seen near the nature center.

February 14
A Pileated Woodpecker was seen and heard calling along Wildwood Way near the meadow.

February 12
Two Red-bellied Woodpecker's, a male and female, have been seen at the feeders behind the nature center along with an occasional visit from an American Tree Sparrow. A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was also spotted near the feeders.
 
February 1
Highlights from a walk on the boardwalk included a perched mature Bald Eagle, 2 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 2 Hairy Woodpeckers and 8 deer.

January 31
Some birds are starting to vocalize. The "onk-a-ree" or the Red-winged Blackbird and "Peter, Peter" of the Tufted Titmouse are late winter sounds and Carolina Wrens sing "tea kettle, tea kettle" in every season.