To facilitate your visit, please contact the Chief Ranger at (301) 663-9330.
As per the Catoctin Mountain Park Compendium:
1.5 CLOSURES AND PUBLIC USE LIMITS
(a)(2) All press/media personnel who wish to operate in the park must check in at the Visitor Center and present their press credentials. Media are strongly urged to review the Media Advisory at www.nps.gov/cato to avoid delays.
The use of any camera, television, still photography, motion picture, and/or video graphic device and associated communication support apparatus may not occur above 1700' elevation or in the area bounded by the Bessie Darling home site to the north, Blue Ridge Summit Vista and Hog Rock Parking Area to the east, Park Central Road to the south and Chestnut Picnic Area and Poplar Grove Camping area to the west or beyond signs are posted as No Photography.