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?
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!