• Friends of Wildwood Park
  • Karen Carlson
  • Volunteer Work Day
  • Larry Imes
  • Charlie Smith
  • Steve Dale
  • Rick Price
  • Larry Imes
  • Olewine Nature Center
  • Steve Dale
  • Olewine Nature Center

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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!

Upcoming Events

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

11/28/2020
SOLD OUT Wreath Workshop

11/29/2020
Wreath Workshop

12/1/2020
Wreath Workshop

12/1/2020
Giving Tuesday

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What's Happening at Wildwood Park?

COVID-19
Update »

Giving Tuesday
Save The Boardwalk »

Photo Contest
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Art In The Wild
Art In The Wild 2021 Application »
Art In The Wild 2021 Site To Choose From »
Art In The Wild 2020 Video »

Wildwood Park Improvement Projects
Completed »
Video »

Wildwood Restoration Summary
Wildwood Restoration Summary »

Trail & Bird Sighting Info

November 19

Art In The Wild 2021 sites to choose from are stationed throughout the Park. Please do not alter their location. 

November 18

A total of 32 species were seen on a successful Waterfowl Walk this morning. Species included: Northern Pintails, Northern Shovelers, Blue & Green-winged Teals, Brown Creepers, Golden & Ruby-crowned Kinglets, a Winter Wren and many more.

November 13

Canada Geese and Rusty Blackbirds remain prevalent along the Towpath. 

November 3

A Barred Owl has been spotted early mornings on the North Boardwalk.

October 30

The Boardwalks and feeders are teeming with songbirds. 

October 27

A male and female Purple Finch were seen at the bird feeders behind the Nature Center.

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.