Posts Tagged ‘ Fireflies in Great Smoky Mountains National Park ’

*UPDATED* Synchronous Fireflies 2019 Dates Announced!

One of the most exciting events that takes place in our own backyard is almost back! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the lottery dates and information for the viewing of the famous Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies! Each year in late May and early June, the fireflies put on a naturally occuring 2

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Synchronous Fireflies Viewing

If you’re like me, you weren’t one of the lucky people who landed a spot on the lottery list for a parking pass to view the annual synchronous fireflies. Although this event is by ticket and only viewed at Elkmont, we found a few loopholes and we want to fill YOU in…shhhh don’t tell ūüėȬ†Okay

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Synchronous Firefly Viewing Dates Announced by GSMNP

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the dates for synchronous firefly viewing in Elkmont. The ticketed event will take place from Thursday, June 7 through Thursday, June 14. This year, parking passes will be distributed via a lottery system administered through www.recreation.gov. Every year in late May or early June, thousands of visitors gather near the

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