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?
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!