Permits are free. Applicant must be over 18 years of age. Obtain a permit at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777
Wolf Rock is the only approved climbing area in the park. Permits are free. Applicants must have helmets for every individual in the strike zone. Obtain a permit at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777
Special Use Permits
Special events and weddings require a permit and $100 fee. Use the following forms and mail to the address below.
Did You Know?
Camp Hi-Catoctin, a camp for federal employees was adapted by President Franklin Roosevelt for his Presidential retreat during WWII and named Shangri-La. President Eisenhower renamed the retreat to Camp David. The retreat is not open to the public.