• 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?

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!