For Teachers

History, wildlife, forests, streams - Catoctin Mountain Park holds adventure for you and your students, whether you're able to visit in person, or not. Plan a field trip or check out educational loan materials that you can borrow!

Anyone can become a Catoctin Mountain Junior Ranger and discover some of the wonders of Catoctin Mountain Park through fun activities!


  • An open trunk with historical artifacts including a shirt and iron tongs
    Traveling Trunk

    An educational traveling trunk filled with treasures, pieces of our past, linking the local school curriculum with our park's heritage.

  • A misty trailhead with a bulletin board. Fallen leaves litter the ground.
    Self-Guided Field Trips

    If you are developing your own field trip, there are several trails in Catoctin Mountain Park that offer excellent learning opportunities.

Last updated: May 28, 2022

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6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788


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