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  • Karen Carlson
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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

May 14

All trails are open. 

May 12

The primitive connector trail from the Delta Boardwalk to the North Boardwalk has dried and is passable.

May 6

The connector trail from the Delta to the North Boardwalk is temporarily closed and will re-open once things dry out.

May 4

A Rose-breasted Grosbeak was see at the feeders behind the Nature Center.

May 3

Wood Thrush are singing behind the Nature Center again!

April 29

Northern Waterthrush, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Yellow Warbler, American Redstart, Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo, Wood Thrush, Gray Catbird and a Chimney Swift

April 26

Redbud trees and Snowball Viburnum are blooming outside the Nature Center. 

April 15

Green Herons have returned to the Canal along the Towpath.

April 13

Recent Sightings include: Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Dark-eyed Juncos, Water Snakes, American Bullfrog, and a myriad of Spring Wildflowers. 

April 10

Art In The Wild opens today, stop by the Nature Center or a trailhead kiosk for the brochure. 

April 6

Check Tall Timbers Trail for blooming Dutchman's Breeches, Trout Lily, Spring Beauties, Cut-leaved Toothwort and Early Saxifrage.