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A leash is required to hike with your pet in Catoctin Mountain Park. Photo of a girl and her dog with a leash added to show the proper way to hike with her dog in Catoctin Mountain Park.
A leash is required to hike with your pet in Catoctin Mountain Park. To be safe you should walk, not run, because there are tree roots and rocks on the trails and someone could get hurt if he/she goes too quickly.
 

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If you hike with your pet in Catoctin Mountain Park, it must be on a leash 6 feet or less. This is to protect you, your dog and the wildlife and plants in the park. To be safe, you need to walk, not run, because there are tree roots and rocks on the trails and someone could get hurt if he/she goes too quickly.

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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