The synchronous fireflies at Elkmont have started again this year with their almost unique pattern of flashing on and off in harmony – a thing not seen anywhere else in the world except parts of Southeast Asia.
The Park Service is again coordinating a trolley service in conjunction with the City of Gatlinburg to bring people to the Elkmont campground area for the nightly showing. For safety and environmental protection, visitors to the area are limited. Advance tickets go on sale in April and usually sell out in ten minutes! (more…)