In response to guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities, Catoctin Mountain Park has modified operations to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Catoctin Mountain Park will offer no services beyond those that support essential visitor and resource protection. The following services and operations will be suspended. Please plan your visit accordingly.
Try to exercise close to home.
If you are coming to the park, please:
The National Park Service encourages people who choose to visit the national parks during this pandemic to adhere to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. As services are limited, the NPS urges visitors to continue to practice Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. See more information at www.nps.gov/coronavirus.
The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. We will notify the public when we resume full operations and provide updates on our website and social media channels.
Last updated: May 21, 2020