President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their lives from the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps gave this land a second opportunity and through re-growth, a new role as a recreation area. Read More
Second Growth Forests Provide New Opportunities
Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the visitor center where maps and restrooms are available.
April and May Flower Walks
Upcoming Programs in the Park!
May 18-19 Maryland Iron Festival Weekend
Come explore the rich history of iron and charcoal production during this special weekend event!
Hike a trail! Become a Junior Ranger! Explore the Discovery Room! Find out about the fun activities you can do at Catoctin Mountain Park!
Trail Stewards, BARK Rangers, And More!
Discover the opportunities that wait for you in the Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) Program at Catoctin Mountain Park!
Color Correction Eyeglasses For Use
Located at the Visitor Center, these glasses are available for FREE daily use to those who are red/green colorblind or color weak.
Last updated: April 10, 2019