Butterflies migrate to the mountain where it's cooler, especially during the summertime. There have been 86 different butterflies types that have been counted on the mountain.
People go out with cameras and reasonable expectations to try to view them, -collecting pictures rather than capturing the creatures.
Join THV's Ashley Blackstone on Today's THV at 5, 6, & 10 for more on this weekend's 12th annual Butterfly Festival. To get started planning your adventure click the link to the right.