• 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?

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Early April, 1942 a basic training school for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was opened at Area B (Catoctin Mountain Park).The school evolved into primarily paramilitary training with British Captain William Fairbairn, “Fearless Dan” or “Shanghai Buster” as it’s most famous instructor.