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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?

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Trail & Bird Sighting Info


May 20
Prothonotary Warbler on northern canal section of Towpath Trail. 

May 14
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Tennessee Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler.

May 6
A Black-billed Cuckoo and Northern Parula were seen behind the Nature Center. A Scarlet Tanager, Warbling Vireo, Black-and-white Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler and Cape May Warblers are down the North Boardwalk.

May 1
Orchard Oriole.  Yellow-rumped Warblers continue around the nature center in good numbers.  

April 30
Great Crested Flycatcher.

April 29
Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo, Solitary Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs and Spotted Sandpiper.

April 26
Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow Warbler, Palm Warbler and Rusty Blackbird.

April 25
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Northern Parula, American Redstart and Grey Catbird around the nature center. Spotted Sandpiper near the South Lot.

April 24
Morning songsters around the nature center included Wood Thrush, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Brown Thrasher and House Wren.