Operating Hours & Seasons
The park is open all year from dawn until dusk.
*The Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on the following holidays:
Watch for alerts announcing temporary closures.These are also posted on our home page and on our Facebook page. Feel free to call the park Visitor Center at (301) 663-9388 for more information.
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 on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations. 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.
Camp Misty Mount is a cabin rental facility for individuals, families, or small groups.
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.
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!