• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

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Catoctin Mountain Park Superintendent J. Mel Poole

Catoctin Mountain Park Superintendent J. Mel Poole

The Park Superintendent, J. Mel Poole, is the public information officer for the park. All press contacts are initially made through the Superintendent.

Catoctin Mountain Park
6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788-1598
Park Headquarters (301) 663-9330
CATO_superintendent@nps.gov

 

Did You Know?

Pileated Woodpecker on a tree in the Catoctin forest.

Pileated Woodpeckers are the 2nd largest woodpecker in North America. Male has a red ‘moustache’ and the female has a black 'moustache'. Lifespan in the wild can be 8-12 years. The pileated is the only member of the woodpecker family that drills an oval-shaped hole.