• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Laws & Policies

2014 Superintendent's Compendium (2,538 KB pdf file) of Closures and Appendices, Use Restrictions, Permit Requirements, Designations, and other Restrictions Imposed under Discretionary Authority of the Superintendent. For special-use permits, please visit our permits page.
 

Change in Firearms Legislation

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state’s websites.

Maryland State Law

See Maryland Code, Public Safety, Title 5

See also Maryland Code, Criminal Law, Title 4

Maryland Attorney General

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

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.