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The Nature Center will be opening on a modified schedule beginning September 15.
Nature Center Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (closed 9/19 and 9/26).
All outdoor restrooms open. Trail Hours: Daily dawn-dusk

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!

Upcoming Events

5/16/2020 - 9/30/2020
Art In The Wild: Exhibit Open

8/27/2020 - 12/1/2020
Wildwood Photography Contest

9/27/2020
Walk for Wildwood

10/20/2020
Fall Tree Walk

10/22/2020
Kids Discover: Fall

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What's Happening at Wildwood Park?

COVID-19
Update »

Walk for Wildwood
Flyer »

Art In The Wild
Art In The Wild 2020 Map »
Art In The Wild 2020 Video »

Photo Contest
2020 Brochure »
Photo Contest Winners »
Photo Contest People's Choice Winners »

North Boardwalk Closed
Donate & Save the Boardwalks! »

Wildwood Park Improvement Projects
Construction Underway
Completed »
Video »

Wildwood Restoration Summary
Wildwood Restoration Summary »

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

September 15

Fall Migration is in full swing! 

September 11

Nature Center Hours:  The center will be re-opening 9/15. 
Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm (closed 9/19 & 9/26).    

September 10

Common Arrowhead's white blossoms can be seen along the edge of the Lake, Canal and North Boardwalk. 

September 8

Fall migrants continue to pass through, including: Magnolia Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Tennessee Warbler, Pine Warbler, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Eastern Wood-Pewee, and Northern Mockingbird. 

August 31
The Boardwalks have been overwhelmed with birds including: Great Crested Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Baltimore Oriole, American Redstart, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Wood Thrush and Eastern Phoebe. 

August 26
A Glossy Ibis was seen in the south end of the Lake along the mudflats near some Wood Ducks.

August 17
Butterflies and caterpillars abound along Wildwood Way and the Towpath. 


August 14
Black-crowned Night-Herons remain a photographer and birder favorite, along the Canal.