The visitor center contains a small exhibit area with information about past area industries, the development of the park, and a collection of preserved local wildlife. Eastern National provides a small bookstore for your interest. Restrooms and a small auditorium for programs are also available. Phone (301) 663-9388.
Visitor Center Hours. Watch for alerts announcing temporary closures.
Did You Know?
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.