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Wildwood Park

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The Perfect Place to Reflect!

What a beautiful park. The songs of the many birds was very relaxing. There is a wooden trail that... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Chula Vista, California
Stretch Your Legs!

We were coming home from the PA Grand Canyon and needed a place to stretch our legs. What a... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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“nature center”(65 reviews)
“bird watching”(16 reviews)
“mile loop”(13 reviews)
Wildwood Park is located in the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania on the outskirts of downtown Harrisburg. Its 229 acres are a haven for countless species of flora and fauna centered around the 90 acre freshwater wetland. A popular three-mile...more
100 Wildwood Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110-2914
+1 717-221-0292
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

What a beautiful park. The songs of the many birds was very relaxing. There is a wooden trail that leads to a Wet Land that is incredible. A bird watchers paradise. I would love to be able to walk this park and its different trails...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

We were coming home from the PA Grand Canyon and needed a place to stretch our legs. What a peaceful walk around the pond! This was a very quiet and nice 3 mile loop to stretch our legs & get out of the car for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I discovered Wildwood Park two summers ago when I was looking for good walking trails in Harrisburg. It's a peaceful location to walk, with both hilly and flat surfaces, depending on which side of the lake you're on. You can usually see some sort of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is a great place to take a peaceful walk. There's a lot of nature to see along the way and no road traffic or noise other than natural sounds. With the paved path it's an easy walk, although it might seems long for some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lbarrelet
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for a walk. Dogs are welcome! We loved the boardwalk trails and the shady lookouts for a rest and drink of water. My dogs loved it! We saw egrets, deer and a chipmunk among all the birds. Can’t wait to go back!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank swartzj
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful and quiet as we walked the boardwalk. The trails are amazing. They have benches to rest and listen to the nature. Fabulous place to take your dogs to get exercise and to enjoy the outdoors. There is also a place to have a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Wildwood Park is a treasure -- a haven for nature lovers and anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors, with many activities to choose from. Best of all, it's located immediately outside the city of Harrisburg, surrounded by interstates, so the natural getaway experiences it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Wildwood center - woodpeckers - tuffet tit mouse - robins and great sites it was in conjunction with Audubon and the Center . they provided binoculars and a lot of information.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lisa m
Reviewed February 18, 2018

My family and I really enjoyed our trip to this park. The nature walk was excellent and we all really liked exploring the visitors center. They had a great place for children and even a bird watching area that you could just sit and watch...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank allie82063
Reviewed January 30, 2018

For being in the middle of Harrisburg, this is a great wildlife viewing area. I have great memories of visiting on field trips and during summer break.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rachel L
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Jennifer H
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Response from Tara04002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! In fact - at the main entrance they leave a bowl for the pups next to the water fountain!