• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Permits

Adirondack Shelters (click for details)

Permits are free. Applicant must be over 18 years of age. Obtain a permit at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777

Rock Climbing (click for details)

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.

Application for Special Use Permit (NPS form 10-930)

Application for Photography or Filming Permit - short form (NPS form 10-931)

Application for Photography or Filming Permit - long form (NPS form 10-932)

Did You Know?

Morel mushrooms with a human hand for size comparison.

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!