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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Join us for a Campground Program

Campground Programs

Join us for a campground program. Every Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the Owens Creek Campground. Call the Visitor Center for details 301-663-9388.

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Photo of text and illustrations in a nature journal

Nature Journal Workshops

AIR Linda Johnston will teach the process of creating nature journals with personal reflections. Sept. 7, 10, 12 and 13. Call 301-663-9388 for details

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Volunteer at Catoctin Mountain Park

Volunteer at Catoctin Mountain Park

You can get involved by becoming a park volunteer. Call 301-663-9388 to find out how you can help.

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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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