• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

Things To Know Before You Come

Catoctin Mountain Park is open all year. Park Central road closes in the winter months and occasional temporary partial park closures when requested for additional security.


Closures are posted on the News Releases page. Please check before your visit to avoid any inconvenience or disappointment.

 
alcohol prohibited

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited from all park areas administered by Catoctin Mountain Park, unless authorized by a permit issued by the Superintendent.

Did You Know?

Black & White photo of the 1929 Blue Blazes Whiskey Still that was raided by Deputy Hauver.

Deputy Sheriff Clyde L. Hauver was the first Frederick County, Maryland, Deputy to be killed in the line of duty. He was leading a raid on the Blue Blazes Whiskey Still on July 31, 1929 when he was shot and killed.