• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Places To Go

Big Hunting Creek
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Catoctin Mountain Park offers a variety of experiences. You may wish to start your visit at the park Visitor Center and ask our rangers about different hikes and camping options. Pick up a park map and discover some of Catoctin's many treasures. Discover the scenic beauty of the park during all seasons.

 
Whiskey Still, Sawmill and Charcoal Industry
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Catoctin Mountain Park has cultural treasures to explore, too. The Whiskey Still, Sawmill, and the Charcoal and Iron Industries are all featured along trails with wayside exhibits.

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!