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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:

Flower Walk: Jack in the Pulpits and Other Spring Flowers

  • Date: May 26, 2019
  • Times: From: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Tree ID Walk

  • Date: June 2, 2019
  • Times: From: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Kids' Discover: Frogs & Turtles

  • Date: June 9, 2019
  • Times: From: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Stress Relief Walk

  • Dates: Jun 12, Jul 13, Aug 7, Sep 11 2019
  • Times: From: 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Bird Walk: Nesting Birds

  • Date: June 13, 2019
  • Times: From: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Peak of Blooming

Get in Shape Walk

  • Dates: Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 19 2019
  • Times: From: 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Still More Blooms

Flower Walk: Heat Tolerant Plants

Preschool Storytime: Summer at Wildwood

  • Date: August 21, 2019
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Reptiles!

  • Date: August 24, 2019
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Nature Tie-Dye

  • Date: August 25, 2019
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Kids' Discover: Insects

  • Date: August 31, 2019
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park