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  • Shannon O'Shea - Olewine Nature Center
  • Matthew Cordier - Olewine Nature Center
  • Larry Imes - Olewine Nature Center
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  • Eric Willet - Olewine Nature Center
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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?

Now accepting applications for:
Internship | Environmental Educator

Art In The Wild Lecture
"Recasting Nature" by Beth Galston - Thursday, April 6 at 7 pm
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Wetlands Festival
April 29
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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
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

All trails are open.

March 27
Lake report: 8 Great Egrets, 1 Great Blue Heron, Northern Pintails, Wood Ducks, Northern Shovelers, Mallards, American Black Ducks, Gadwall, and a few Canada Geese. A Grey Catbird has returned and a Muskrat was seen at the north end of the park.

March 25
A Bald Eagle has been seen regularly at Wildwood Lake for the past few weeks. Today, it caught a duck from the lake.

March 23
Phoebe was seen at the bridge over Paxton Creek.

March 19
Two bald eagles have been spotted flying around the lake this morning.

March 15
A Fox Sparrow was seen at the feeders behind the nature center today.