• 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?

Pileated Woodpecker on a tree in the Catoctin forest.

Pileated Woodpeckers are the 2nd largest woodpecker in North America. Male has a red ‘moustache’ and the female has a black 'moustache'. Lifespan in the wild can be 8-12 years. The pileated is the only member of the woodpecker family that drills an oval-shaped hole.