Second Growth Forests Provide New Opportunities

President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their lives from the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps gave this land a second opportunity and through re-growth, a new role as a recreation area.

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Features

2015 Wildflower Walks

2015 Wildflower Walks

Ranger-led wildflower walks at 11:00 am, Sat. 4/25/15 and 1:00 pm, Sun. 5/10/15. Meet at Owens Creek Picnic Area.

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Artist Lisa Kyle painting a barn scene

Meet Artist in Residence Lisa Kyle May 16, 2015

Meet Artist in Residence Lisa Kyle as she paints scenes in the park. Saturday, May 16, 2015. Call visitor center 301-663-9388 for exact location(s)

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Volunteer at Catoctin Mountain Park

Volunteer at Catoctin Mountain Park

Volunteers help in many ways at Catoctin Mountain Park. See how you can get involved. Call 301-663-9388 for more information.

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Hiking information at Catoctin Mountain

Trail Map and Hiking Information

Catoctin Mountain Park boasts 25 miles of trails. Find maps, trail descriptions, and our Hiking Challenge on our hiking page.

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Interact with us through the park's Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube sites

Join the Conversation!

Hundreds of people stay connected to Catoctin Mountain Park through social media. Are you one of them?

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Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger

Catoctin Mountain Junior Web Ranger

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!

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