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Wildwood Park, Harrisburg

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  • 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.  more »
  • Great loop around the pond / wetlands with a number of side trails as well. The main loop is paved and easily accommodates strollers or wheelchairs. (Side trails are not paved.) Plenty of wildlife if ...  more »
  • What a beautiful place! Tons of paths and trails into the “Park“ with tons of different plants trees and animals. Cute little resource center with A “Museum” about different animals and birds you coul...  more »
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  • My family hike/bike here 2-3 times in the summer. It's a versatile place. It has hilly paved trails, flat tow paths, dirt trails, and even "boardwalks"! Bodies of water that you can actually fish sun fish. There's a nicely done nature center that features many exhibits, a library, and nice indoor bird-viewing area. It's a beautiful place - inside the park, with many themes (lily pond, swamp, lake, overflow well, etc). I can't say it's good outside the park as you'd see truck and trailer hubs and railroads. In a sense, it's truly a gem among the rocks.
  • I walk there very often, beautiful in all seasons! I wanted to add that in the winter they have the pictures from the photo contest in the Nature center. I love that exhibit. And this winter you were able to vote for your favorite picture in each category.
  • It is a wonderful walk and nature center and place to fish. Take your exploring the off shoot trails on the main trail!
  • This place is a hidden gem. I visited and drove through the Harrisburg area many times, and didn't know about this park. At the main entrance of this park, the restrooms can be found. The parking lot starts at the restroom to the Nature Center. There were people sitting by the meadows on the path next to the parking spaces with binoculars and cameras nature watching. The park has binocular stations throughout the meadows. Because this was a quick stop for me, I walked the entire length of the boardwalk which was about a 2 mile around trip. The boardwalk is located in the meadows. What's interesting is that there are a lot of cobwebs on the boardwalk. Once not there, on my way back, there was one long string of cobweb. I visited in mid October. The view of the meadows is beautiful and clean. I saw some wildlife. Look around, and search for them, while you walk around.
  • I love the concept and love how there is a nature center which holds presentations and such. It just sucks that the highway is so close to it
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