Headquarters, sometimes called Peniel, is the Administrative Center for the park.
The visitor center is located one mile west on Route 77. Stop by there for maps and general information or call (301) 663-9388.
For information about permits or contracting, please call Headquarters staff at (301) 663-9330.
Did You Know?
Visitors in Catoctin Mountain Park may gather morel mushrooms for personal consumption. Morels are found in a variety of habitats but generally they seem to be found in wet soil that is high in organic matter and shaded by trees, especially hardwoods. Favorite locations are closely guarded secrets!