• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

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If you'd like to know more about what's happening in the park, click on the News Releases link.

The Public Information Officer for Catoctin Mountain Park and the press contact person is the Park Superintendent, click on the Contact Public Affairs link for more information.

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.