Portions of the park will be closed from approx. 3:00 PM, Friday, September 19, 2014 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. Picnic areas and campgrounds will remain open. Call the visitor center for additional information 301-663-9388.
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?
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.