• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Things To Do

Wildlife watching (Pileated woodpecker), hiking (Chimney Rock) and cabin camping (Camp Misty Mount) are just a few of the things to do in Catoctin Mountain Park.
Wildlife watching, hiking, camping and scenic drives are just a few of the opportunities awaiting your discovery.
Pileated Woodpecker (Photo by Alicia Lafever), Chimney Rock and Cabin at Camp Misty Mount (NPS Photos).
 
With 25 miles of hiking trails winding through both Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park a variety of experiences are available ranging from easy to strenuous, many leading to outstanding scenic vistas.

The roads of Catoctin Mountain Park offer scenic driving all year, but portions of Park Central Road and Manahan Road are closed in the winter.

Some activities available in Catoctin Mountain Park are:






Did You Know?

Young girl flyfishing on Big Hunting Creek in the winter.

The brook trout is a very colorful fish native to the streams of Catoctin. It is actually not a trout as its common name implies, but is a charr, a close cousin to the trout in the salmon family. Brown and rainbow trout are also present in Catoctin's streams but are not native to the eastern US.