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December 14, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closures December 15 - 17 2017
Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective 11:00 AM on Friday, December 15. Closures are scheduled to continue through approximately 7:00 PM on Sunday, December 17, 2017.

December 02, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center Closed December 11 thru 13 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center Closed December 11-13, 2017 for Insulation Replacement and Cleaning

October 12, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Offers For Loan Color Correction Eyeglasses
With the forest of Catoctin Mountain Park starting to show its vibrant and rich colors of the fall season, Catoctin Mountain Park is pleased to announce that it has four pairs of Enchroma™ color correction eyeglasses available for loan.

October 12, 2017
2017 Catoctin Mountain Park Fall Color Hikes
Catoctin Mountain Park will offer fall color walks on weekends in October. Following is the schedule of dates, times and locations.

September 07, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closure September 8 - 10 2017
Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective 12:30 PM on Friday, September 8. Closures are scheduled to continue through approximately 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

August 24, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closures August 25 - 27, 2017
THURMONT, Md. – Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective 1:00 PM, Friday, August 25. Closures are scheduled to continue through Sunday, August 27, 2017 at approximately 5:00 PM.

August 17, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closures on Friday, August 18, 2017
THURMONT, Md. – Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Friday, August 18, 2017.

June 15, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Temporary Closures June 17 and 18 2017
Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective 9:00 PM, Friday, June 16. Closures are scheduled to continue through Sunday, June 18, 2017 at approximately 5:30 PM.

March 28, 2017
Western Maryland National Parks Reduce Deer Populations to Protect Natural and Historic Landscapes
Three Western Maryland national parks this month concluded operations to reduce overabundant white-tailed deer that threaten the historic scenery of two Civil War battlefields and a 5,810-acre hardwood mountain forest. This season, more than eight tons of venison were donated to the local Maryland Food Bank, the Thurmont Food Bank, the Help Hotline and the Lunch Place soup kitchen.

February 09, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park announces spring programs
THURMONT, Md. – Catoctin Mountain Park announces public programs for spring 2017. All programs are free and open to the public. For additional programs and program updates visit the park website: www.nps.gov/cato.

February 07, 2017
Catoctin Mountain Park announces 2017 Youth Conservation Corps YCC program
The National Park Service is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont, Maryland. This is an exciting opportunity for high school students to spend their summer doing meaningful work in their local national park. The YCC program is scheduled to last eight weeks, from June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017. The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

Last updated: August 17, 2017

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