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Trail & Bird Sighting Info
A raccoon tested positive for rabies at Wildwood Park. Anyone who may have been exposed to the raccoon, should call the Dauphin County State Health Center Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm at 717-346-1470 or after hours at 1-877-PA-HEALTH. For more information on the incident and on rabies in general visit https://www.abc27.com/news/local/harrisburg/rabid-raccoon-attacked-person-at-wildwood-park/.
Eastern Phoebes have been seen on the North Boardwalk.
Ducks and geese continue to enjoy the past week's rainfall on the Lake.
Hermit Thrush sightings near the Nature Center.
Numerous muskrat sightings have occurred along Paxton Creek, behind the Nature Center.
Floodwaters damaged a section of the North Boardwalk. Until a long-term solution can be reached, please access the rest of the trail via the alternative primitive trail from the Delta Boardwalk. Primitive conditions could include: mud, debris, ticks and uneven terrain.
The first snow of 2020 continues to blanket Wildwood Lake and walking trails in a sea of white. Hermit Thrush, American Robin and Eastern Bluebird have been frequenting the Winterberry Shrubs outside the Nature Center.
Gulls, geese and mallards can be seen and heard on the lake.
The Canal and Lake are frozen over at most locations.
Eastern Bluebirds have been seen in numerous locations throughout the park.
A muskrat lodge can be seen near the mulch pile on the lake side of the Towpath Trail.