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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.
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

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

10/18/2020 - 10/31/2020
Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

10/29/2020 - 11/12/2020
Virtual Dr. Seuss Science Series

11/17/2020
National Take a Hike Day

11/18/2020
Waterfowl Walk

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What's Happening at Wildwood Park?

COVID-19
Update »

Art In The Wild
Art In The Wild 2021 Application »
Art In The Wild 2020 Video »

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

North Boardwalk Closed
Save the Boardwalk! »

Wildwood Park Improvement Projects
Completed »
Video »

Wildwood Restoration Summary
Wildwood Restoration Summary »

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

October 16

Rusty Blackbirds have returned to the Towpath as well as a variety of ducks including: American Wigeon, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Green-winged Teal, and Blue-winged Teal.

October 6

Fall colors are peaking there way through around Wildwood.

September 30

Some stunning birds have been seen around Wildwood of late, including the Scarlet Tanager and a Northern Parula. 

September 27

A juvenile Snapping Turtle was seen crossing the Towpath.

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.