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Wildwood Park

  • Address: 100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg, PA 17110
  • Phone: (717) 221-0292
  • Address: 100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg, PA 17110
  • Phone: (717) 221-0292
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Explore the trails and boardwalks at Wildwood Park, located on the edge of Harrisburg. This nature sanctuary offers seven trail/boardwalk options located around a large lake, plenty of opportunities to see and observe birds and other wildlife, and abundant flora and fauna natural to our area, some endangered.

Be sure to stop by the Benjamin Olewine III Nature Center which offer exhibit areas for everyone to enjoy, including children who are welcome to check out nature from the inside out by climbing through a tree. The Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.

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  • Hours: Park:Daily from dawn till dusk; Nature Center: Tues-Sun 10am-4pm
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  • Number of Trails: 7
  • Trail Length < 5 Miles:

Art in the Wild Exhibit

  • Dates: April 8, 2017 - October 31, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: From: Dawn through Dusk
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Kids Discover: Mammals of Wildwood

  • Date: August 5, 2017
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Beginner's Yoga and Walk

  • Date: August 6, 2017
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Stress Relief Walk

  • Dates: Aug 9, Sep 13 2017
  • Times: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Location: Meet at the Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Heat-Tolerant Plants

  • Date: August 13, 2017
  • Times: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Get in Shape Walk

  • Dates: Aug 17, Sep 21 2017
  • Times: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Sunday Evening Bird Walk

  • Date: August 20, 2017
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Kids Discover: Insects

  • Date: September 2, 2017
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Sunday Evening Bird Walk

  • Date: September 3, 2017
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Goldenrods, Asters & Other Fall Surprises

  • Date: September 10, 2017
  • Times: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Celebrate Wildwood & The Walk for Wildlife

  • Date: September 24, 2017
  • Times: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area