Seasonal Synchronous Firefly Guided Walks

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13558 Route 666, Tionesta, PENNSYLVANIA, United States

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Firefly walk Partial Approval -$5.00

Sales end on -07/01/2017

Guided walk includes creek walk to see "Chinese Lanterns" and forest walk to see "Synchronous" fireflies.

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    photo by Radim Schreiber                         

Starting June 16 through July 1, 2017, nightly guided walks (black-out dates do apply) to view the diverse and rare fireflies of the Allegheny National Forest.   Tickets go on sale May 1, 2017. Purchase tickets at least 24-hours in advance to reserve. No Refunds.  Rain checks will be honored for a future date. Guides will lead groups of 10 to 15 along the Tionesta Creek to view "Chinese Lanterns" starting at 9 pm and then proceed into the Forest to view "Synchronous Fireflies" after 10 pm until 11 pm.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the 2018 Pa Firefly Festival and pay for services, permit fees, interns and fuel costs. Walks range from .5 miles to 3 miles in length on forest paths in the dark. Handicapped access is available by appointment. Sturdy footwear and protective clothing including rain gear are recommended. Suggested items to bring: flashlight, walking stick/trek poles, bug spray and water.    

                   firefly

 photo by David Hughes

 

 

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The Pennsylvania Firefly Festival (PAFF) is a non-profit organization, 501(c)3 . PAFF is committed to promoting education and appreciation of the diverse species of fireflies inhabiting the local forest lands through an annual community festival. A portion of the proceeds will benefit PAFF.

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