Questions & Answers

The entrance to Molly Branch Fireflies is located at 9100 Hogskin Rd. Corryton TN, 37721 Where Fulton Rd turns into Hogskin Rd.
It depends on the type of camera you have. Most smartphones do not have the capability to capture enough light at nighttime so taking pictures with a smartphone is not very effective. If you have a camera with a time lapse feature or one that works in low light conditions then you could end up with some really nice pictures. Using a flash is not permitted.
It is alright to use bug repellent however we do want to keep the habitat safe so we ask that you apply bug repellent before you enter the gate.
Molly Branch has been a habitat for a variety of fireflies for decades. Considering though that all the property along Molly Branch is privately owned it's been closed off to the public until now. We recognize what a beauty of nature this is, one that should be shared with the public.
There is lots of room. You will need to bring a folding chair or a blanket to sit on.
These fireflies do not come out until dark which usually occurs after 9PM.
Please bring your own flashlight. Your lens will need to be covered with either a red or blue cellaphane. Only use your flash light when walking and keep it pointed toward the ground.
You will need to use a red lens app on your phone. Some phones may have this built in whereas others you may need to download such an app from the store. Only use your phone for walking safely by keeping the light from your phone pointed toward the ground.
Yes there is with golf cart assistance but you must contact us and make arrangements to get instructions on where to park. Please contact us at
It's a few hundred feet from the parking area to the gate.
Yes. This is our first year so we are going to try it out. We ask that you not liter by putting your trash in the trash cans provided.
Yes, some nights the viewing will be limited due to weather conditions. In such cases we may need to be closed for that night. We will keep tabs on the weather conditions and post and closures on our home page.