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?
Early April, 1942 a basic training school for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was opened at Area B (Catoctin Mountain Park).The school evolved into primarily paramilitary training with British Captain William Fairbairn, “Fearless Dan” or “Shanghai Buster” as it’s most famous instructor.