• Catoctin Mountain

    Catoctin Mountain

    Park Maryland

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  • Temporary Partial Closure

    Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective Saturday, August 2, 2014 at approximately 10:00 AM. Closures are scheduled to continue through Sunday, August 3, 2014 at approximately 4:00 PM. More »

Visitor Center

Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center
Catoctin Mountain Park is open all year.
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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.

Directions to the visitor center.

Did You Know?

Job Corps emblem

The first Job Corps Center in President Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” operated from 1965-1969. Goals were to combine work, education, and recreation “to create a desire to become happy, useful, and self-supporting citizens,” to “create a good work attitude,” and to improve reading and math skills.