Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closures October 19 through October 22

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Date: October 18, 2012

Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective Friday, October 19, 2012 at approximately 11:00 AM. Closures are scheduled to continue through Monday, October 22, 2012 at approximately 12:00 PM.

Park Central Road is closed between the Camp Misty Mount Entrance and Camp Greentop.Reservations for Poplar Grove, Camp Misty Mount, Camp Greentop and Camp Round Meadow will be honored.

Hikers may access trails to Thurmont Vista, Wolf Rock, and Chimney Rock as well as the Falls Nature Trail from the Visitor Center Trailheads. The Catoctin National Recreation Trail will be open.The routes to Blue Ridge Summit Overlook and Hog Rock are not available during this closure.Manahan Road and trails to the west of Manahan Road are available for use.

Picnickers may use Chestnut Picnic Area.

Please direct questions about these closures to the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at

(301) 663-9388.

Catoctin Mountain Park is one of 397 units of the National Park System.The Visitor Center is located three miles west of Thurmont, Maryland on State Route 77.Correspondence should be addressed to:


6602 Foxville Road

Thurmont, MD21788.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788


(301) 663-9388

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