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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:

Fundementals Of Digital Photography, A 4-Day Course

  • Date: Dates vary between March 4, 2017 - June 3, 2017
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park

Art in the Wild: Meet the Artists

  • Date: April 2, 2017
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Sunday Afternoon Bird Walk

  • Date: April 2, 2017
  • Times: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Beginner's Yoga and Walk

  • Date: Dates vary between April 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Bird Walk: Early Migration

  • Date: April 5, 2017
  • Times: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Art in the Wild Lecture: "Recasting Nature" by Beth Galston

  • Date: April 6, 2017
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Saturday Storytime

  • Date: April 8, 2017
  • Location: Wildwood Park

Art in the Wild Lecture Exhibit

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

Flower Walk: Dutchman's Breeches & Trout Lilies

  • Date: April 9, 2017
  • Times: From: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Stress Relief Walk

  • Date: Dates vary between April 12, 2017 - September 13, 2017
  • Times: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Location: Meet at the Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Discovery Walk: The Search for Spring

  • Date: April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Meet at the Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Get in Shape Walk

  • Date: Dates vary between April 20, 2017 - September 21, 2017
  • Times: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Meet at the Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Bird Walk: Peak Migration

  • Date: May 3, 2017
  • Times: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Twilight Frog Walk

  • Date: May 6, 2017
  • Times: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Jack in the Pulpits and Other Spring Flowers

  • Date: May 14, 2017
  • Times: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Saturday Songbird Walk

  • Date: May 20, 2017
  • Times: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Explore Wildwood: An Outdoor Family Adventure

  • Date: June 10, 2017 - June 25, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Peak of Blooming

  • Date: June 11, 2017
  • Times: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park Nature Center
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Flower Walk: Still More Blooms

  • Date: July 9, 2017
  • Times: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Wildwood Park 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

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