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Wildwood Park

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Beautiful even in the rain

My daughter and I went to Wildwood Park just after some major rainfall. And although some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Arnold, Maryland
A hidden jewel nestled between two freeways

It will take a bit to get used to the noise but the sights of waterfowl and turtles is worth it... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Pamela H
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“nature center”(62 reviews)
“bird watching”(15 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 1 week ago

This was easy to locate right off the expressway and we visited around 9-10 AM during the week There are three parking areas with some shaded parking. The area has several trails (1/4 mi. to 2 miles) to walk with varied distances and levels of...More

Thank L H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I went to Wildwood Park just after some major rainfall. And although some of the boardwalks were closed for safety, we saw the park in a beautiful light. The trails are well maintained and marked. The folks at the visitor center are...More

Thank katywanders
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It will take a bit to get used to the noise but the sights of waterfowl and turtles is worth it. Plus, the guides are excellent and the hidden art work is a wonderful surprize.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I visited this park during a vacation to Harrisburg. I visited with my two sons and a friend. There are a number of trails for walking. The park is attractive and free!! The nature center is geared towards young children, so my 12 and 14...More

Thank JPMaranto
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We took 4 kids (8 and 12 year olds) and 2 dogs. There was a main trail that was paved and several boardwalk style paths. We found more of a nature trail. It was muddy but lots of fun!

Thank Davina H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

A dog walkers paradise! I love early morning the best,but go anytime.Can get crowded at different times,but there is plenty of room for all.No telling what kind of wildlife you will see at any particular time.I have seen deer,turtles,fish.fox.raccoons,possum,squirrels,rabbits,muskrat,and a zillion different kinds of birds.3...More

Thank krousenhammer
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Well marked trails, doesn't feel like you are in Harrisburg at all. well maintained park, love the different trails and activities offered at this park.

Thank vkillmeyer
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Wildwood is a great place to go out and be active whether it be walking dogs or just bird watching. Beautiful trails.

Thank JBeck2012
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I'm a regular at this nature spot. There is not only paved/dirt paths that are fairly wide, but also trails. The loop itself is about 3.1 miles, but the trails and board walks can make it longer if you wish. There is always people there,...More

Thank AlissaJ5
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I recently went to wildwood with my dog to complete walking. Its a great place for exercising. There is a boardwalk area and also many hills on the trails. About 3/ 4 of trail is paced the other is fine gravel and dirt.

Thank heather 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!