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Wildwood Park

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Nice place

If you like silence and walking trip-this is place for you. I apreciate the experts,who work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dragostina
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Monterey, California
Great walk

We take our dog there pretty frequently and he loves it. It's a nice 3 mile walk around the nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“nature center”(62 reviews)
“bird watching”(15 reviews)
“mile loop”(13 reviews)
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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
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100 Wildwood Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110-2914
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 April 2008

Wildwood Lake Sanctuary is an amazing place. It's great for family fun, for photographers, for nature lovers, for romantic rambles...even for interesting walking opportunities during a long car ride on 81. In the winter, some trails invite cross-country skiing. Check out http://www.wildwoodlake.org. There is a...More

5  Thank explorer3
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 June 2012

A nice diversion very near the Farm Expo center. I needed to kill a couple of hours while my husband attended a meeting so I thought I could walk around the park. Lots of birds on/near the wetlands. Easy access, easy parking. It was way...More

2  Thank FarmerJane
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like silence and walking trip-this is place for you. I apreciate the experts,who work here-profesional and friendly.

Thank Dragostina
Reviewed 1 week ago

We take our dog there pretty frequently and he loves it. It's a nice 3 mile walk around the nature preserve. There are some side trails also if you want to do more. Keep your car locked though! A coworker had some credit cards stolen...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and very peaceful place to take the family on a walk out around lake. Very clean and neat birds to see.

Thank Ted T
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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 17 September 2018

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.

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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!
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