• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Plants

Nature and Science

Catoctin staff surveying vegetation

Over 750 species of vascular plants have been documented in Catoctin Mountain Park, including 60 species of trees. Although no Federally listed rare or endangered plants occur within the park, there are numerous State of Maryland listed threatened and endangered species. Many of the plants found in Catoctin are uncommon in the Middle-Atlantic States. Please remember that it is illegal to pick wildflowers or collect seeds from plants. Personal consumption of berries and mushrooms is permitted.
 

Did You Know?

League for People with Disabilities logo

After camping in Misty Mount for 1 season (1937), the Maryland League for Crippled Children moved to Camp Greentop, one of the earliest camps in the nation designed specifically for people with disabilities. Renamed The League for People with Disabilities they continue to camp in Greentop today.