Second Growth Forests Provide New Opportunities

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

Stone and wood structure with park sign in front.

Visitor Center

Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the visitor center where maps and restrooms are available.

A man and a dog hiking on a wooded trail.

Hiking Trails

The park maintains 25 miles of hiking trails with difficulty ratings between easy and strenuous.

A wooden cabin in the woods

Camping and Lodging

You can rent a historic wooden cabin or camp under the stars.

Image of Tools on Trail

Forest Reclamation Workshop September 17

Help restore the original CCC planting area of the Cunningham Falls Nature Trail.

Image of trail in the forest

National Public Lands Day September 24

Earn a FREE park pass while protecting and beautifying the park!

Come Experience the Stunning Beauty of Catoctin Mountain on these Ranger Led Hikes

October Fall Color Hikes

Come Experience the Stunning Beauty of Catoctin Mountain on these Ranger Led Hikes

Learn how to replace stair steps and improve erosion controls at the Owens Creek Campground.

Oct. 1 Tent Pad Rehabilitation Workshop

Learn how to replace stair steps and improve erosion controls at the Owens Creek Campground.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388
This phone number is for the visitor center and is answered during regular operating hours. An outgoing voicemail message provides information when the visitor center is closed.

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