• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Operating Hours & Seasons

Catoctin Mountain Park entrance sign in snow.

Catoctin Mountain Park is open all year.

NPS Photo

The park is open all year from dawn until dusk.

Visitor Center hours:



Open daily (except Wednesdays and the holidays listed below) 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


The Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center will be closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas and
December 26, 2014

Expect seasonal road closures from December through March.

Watch for ALERTS at the top of the page announcing temporary closures.


For more information about camping or lodging in the park's facilities, please click on the links below:

Owens Creek Campground has 50 sites (3 ADA) which are available by reservation only at www.recreation.gov or 877-444-6777. There are 2 comfort stations, 1 with hot showers.

Poplar Grove is open by reservation, to adult supervised organized youth groups whose members are under age 18. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or 877-444-6777.


There are two Adirondack Shelters which are 3-sided shelters that offer back-country solitude to hike-in campers. Reservation required through www.recreation.gov or 877-444-6777.

Camp Misty Mount is a cabin rental facility for individuals, families, or small groups. Reservations taken at www.recreation.gov or 877-444-6777.

Camp Greentop is for organized groups of 60 or more members who may rent the entire camp on select dates. The total capacity of the camp is 140.

Camp Round Meadow is a four-season dormitory camp with a gymnasium, classrooms, and a dining hall. The camp has space for 120, and most of the facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Season dates and fees for camping and lodging.

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