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Wildwood Park

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Nice Place for a Walk

I visited this park during a vacation to Harrisburg. I visited with my two sons and a friend. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Great way to spend the morning

We took 4 kids (8 and 12 year olds) and 2 dogs. There was a main trail that was paved and several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Davina 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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What have I been missing?!?! I can't believe I've lived here for almost 15 years and had not visited Wildwood until just recently. I met my sisters here for a walk on a sunny Sunday afternoon. While there were lots of people out, we didn't...More

Thank Christie Y
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It is a good 2 miles around the lake with several outlets to stop and enjoy the nature that the park offers. Several restroom facilities and a water fountain. There are hills for those that prefer a challenge. The lake includes a well equipped visitor...More

1  Thank linda j
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love being able to go on a walk where the atmosphere is peaceful and serene. The water and the wildlife are beautiful and it's my favorite place to walk

Thank Candy 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!