Nestled within the mountains of Western Maryland, Catoctin Mountain Park is one of more than 420 national park units in the nation. Whether you are a first-time visitor or come often, below is information you will need to know.
Admission to the park is FREE, but for those who qualify, Military Passes and Access Passes are available at the Visitor Center.
The park is open daily from dawn until dusk.
New Year's Day
Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service officers, the visitor center is closed until further notice.
Alerts and Current Conditions
Alerts, temporary closures, wildlife sightings, and more.
Permits and Reservations
Information on camp rentals, reservations, and special use permits
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Find out the answers to the 11 most commonly asked questions about Catoctin Mountain Park.
Last updated: October 8, 2020