• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

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  • Temporary Closure

    Portions of the park will be closed from approx. 3:00 PM, Friday, September 19, 2014 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. Picnic areas and campgrounds will remain open. Call the visitor center for additional information 301-663-9388.

Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger

Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger symbol with image of Chimney Rock
 
Do you want to discover some of the wonders of Catoctin Mountain Park and have some fun? If so, then these activities are for you! You can choose your activity below or on the left under the "For Kids", "Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger" section.
 
When you complete 5 or more of these activities, you earn a Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger certificate that you can print and proudly hang on your wall.

Let's play!
 
 
Thank you for becoming a Junior Ranger and helping Catoctin Mountain Park, and the National Park Service, to protect the things that make our parks so special!


Did You Know?

Young girl flyfishing on Big Hunting Creek in the winter.

The brook trout is a very colorful fish native to the streams of Catoctin. It is actually not a trout as its common name implies, but is a charr, a close cousin to the trout in the salmon family. Brown and rainbow trout are also present in Catoctin's streams but are not native to the eastern US.