State wildlife agents want to remind people its illegal to kill a snake in Tennessee.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said it's already received many calls about snake sightings.
There are over 30 types of snake in Tennessee, but only 4 snakes are venomous.
Here in East Tennessee, there are only two: the timber rattlesnake and the copperhead.
Wildlife agents said snakes if you do encounter any type of snake, give it space and watch where you step.