Two 3-sided shelters offer back-country solitude to hike-in campers.
There are two shelters which accomodate a maximum of 5 people per shelter. Fire rings and pit toilets are available.
Permittees must be at least 18 years old.
Drinking water must be carried in and trash carried out.
Tents are not permitted except inside the shelter, allowing minimal impact on the area. Pets are prohibited.
The shelter may be occupied for only the length of time designated, not more than 7 consecutive days of 14 days during a calendar year.
Did You Know?
There are 4 types of squirrels found in Catoctin Mountain Park. The largest is the Fox Squirrel, the most common the Grey Squirrel. The Red Squirrel is known for being very vocal and the Flying Squirrel really only glides.