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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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Summer 2021 Day Camps
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Art In The Wild
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Wildwood Park Improvement Projects
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Wildwood Restoration Summary
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info

February 26

Wildwood Way and the Towpath are clear of snow. Sidetrails remain snow covered. 

February 24

Most of Wildwood Way Trail is clear of snow. The Towpath Trail remains snow and ice covered.

February 19

The Nature Center is open. The Nature Center, South and North Lot parking areas have been plowed.

February 18

The Nature Center is CLOSED today due to the weather. 

February 4

An Eastern Phoebe was flitting around near the Nature Center. A Ruby-crowned Kinglet has been seen near the Bird Viewing Area - a nice, warm place to do some bird watching!

February 2

The Nature Center is open. Trails are not plowed. The Park received approximately 8 inches of snow!

January 29

Some chubby-cheeked muskrats have been seen along the edge of the Lake.

January 26

All trails are open. Please use caution on the Boardwalks.

January 22

A Bald Eagle was seen in the Nature Center Parking Lot.

January 20

Gadwall, Mallard, American Black Duck, American Wigeon, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Common Merganser, Canada Geese and Ring-billed Gulls remain common sightings on the Lake. 

January 5

Stop by to view the 2020 Photo Contest Submissions! The Outdoor Nature Center Restrooms have reopend.