• 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?

Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock logo

The Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock is an organization formed by fly fishermen in the late 1930’s meeting near Hunting Creek. Their mission is to promote the knowledge, skill, and love of the sport of fishing to our youth. An Indian Jungle Fowl feather, was worn as a symbol by early group members.