Hiker bitten by rabid raccoon at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

According to the organization, the raccoon tested positive for rabies.

Lanette Espy

Mar 22, 2024, 11:49 AM

Updated 27 days ago

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A hiker at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was bitten by a raccoon last week.
According to the organization, the raccoon tested positive for rabies.
Officials say if you see sick or dead wildlife, do not approach or touch them. Notify a park employee or call the park's 24-hour emergency communications center at 570-426-2457.


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