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Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

Fireflies and lightning bugs have fascinated us for generations. Join us to learn about how and why these beetles glow during this 2-mile night hike as the fireflies and lightning bugs light the way. Please bring red lens flash light if you have one. 

Registration is required.  Register by clicking the green register button on this page.

Please email shanemille@pa.gov if you have any questions.

*Until further notice: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants must follow current guidelines from the PA Department of Health and the CDC, which include wearing a face covering or mask and practicing social distancing during the program. For current PA Department of Health guidelines and health orders, check online here: https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#COVIDMitigationinPennsylvania *


Thursday, June 17 at 9:00pm to 10:30pm

More dates through June 18, 2021

Raccoon Creek State Park
3000 State Route 18, Hookstown, PA 15050-1605


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Hiking and Walking, Wildlife Watching/Birding


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