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.
photo by David Hughes