• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Natural Features & Ecosystems

Nature and Science

Big Hunting Creek

(photo by James Voigt)

There are many unique natural features that can be discovered within the boundaries of Catoctin Mountain Park. Part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Catoctin supports outstanding examples of fresh water streams, eastern hardwood forest, and geologic formations. Continue further to learn more about the natural features of the park.

Did You Know?

White-tailed deer in the summer grass

Extremely rare at the beginning of the 20th century, white-tailed deer populations in Maryland have not only rebounded, but now number more than at any time in history.