Natural Features & Ecosystems

Nature and Science
Big Hunting Creek

(photo by James Voigt)

There are many unique natural features that can be discovered within the boundaries of Catoctin Mountain Park.

Part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Catoctin supports outstanding examples of fresh water streams, eastern hardwood forest, and geologic formations. Continue further to learn more about the natural features of the park.
 

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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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