Learn About the Park


Want to learn more about Catocin Mountain Park?

News - Browse press releases, subscribe to updates, dig into archived news, see the online press kit, contact the public affairs officer.

Photos and More - Can't be here right now? Experience the park on your computer screen. View photos, videos, virtual tours and more.

History & Culture - The diverse cultural history starts with Native Americans quarrying rhyolite to make tools and moves forward in time to agriculture, production of charcoal for the iron industry, the operation of sawmills for lumber, and moon shining.

Nature - Natural resources within the park are abundant and await your exploration.

Education - Teachers can find lesson plans, information about field trips, and how to borrow education materials for the classroom.

Management - Learn more about our staff structure and the laws that guide us on a daily basis.

Bookstore - There is a small bookstore located inside the visitor center.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788


(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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