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 »
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 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.