Permits & Reservations

Permits

Special events such as weddings, some recreational activities, filming, and commercial photography may require a Special Use Permit. Please see the Superintendent's Compendium (pdf 1.2 MB) for a complete list of activities and areas. A nonrefundable processing fee of $150.00 must accompany the application. Your permit may require the payment of cost recovery charges and/or proof of liability insurance. First amendment activities do not require an application or fee but may be limited to specific areas.

Download an application:

Special Use Permit Application for an event (pdf 92kb)

Special Use Permit Application for commercial filming (.doc 40kb) or photography (.doc 30kb) Filming or photography that requires the use of actors or models and equipment, beyond a tripod, requires a special use permit.

If you have questions, please call 301-663-9330 during normal business hours or email cato_superintendent@nps.gov.

 

Weddings


Catoctin Mountain Park provides a beautiful setting for weddings. A Special Use Permit is required to hold a wedding in Catoctin Mountain Park, regardless of group size. The application fee is $100.



 

Reservations

Catoctin Mountain Park has facilities for lodging, camping, and special events. See below for
information and fees.

To obtain a permit application for a special event (organized recreational activity, wedding, etc.), see the
"Permits" section above.

CABIN CAMPS:

CAMP GREENTOP

Entire Camp, including Dining Hall and Rec Hall, available May 1-15 and August 15-November 1.

Only the Dining Hall and Rec Hall are available November 1-May 1.

For Reservations call 301-663-9330

Facility

Fri-Sun

Mon-Thurs

Entire Camp (sleeps 140)

$900/night

$550/night

Dining Hall and Rec Hall only: Day Use

$350/day

$100/day

Swimming Pool - certified lifeguard recommended

CAMP ROUND MEADOW

Available March 1 through mid-December

For Reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

Facility Packages:

Fri-Sun

Mon-Thurs

Pkg 1 includes: 3 Dorms, Gymnasium with Classrooms, and Dining Hall

$980/night

$980/night

Pkg 2 includes: 1 Dorm (bldg. #218)

$175/night


$175/night

Note: To reserve the entire facility, select Pkg 1 and 2.




CAMP MISTY MOUNT

Open May 1 to November 1, 2015 firewood $5/bucket

For Reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

Reservations can be made up to a year in advance.

Facility

Fri-Sun

Mon-Thurs

Standard Cabin

(sleeps 3,4 or 6)

$50/night

$50/night

Lodge (sleeps 8)

$100/night

$100/night

Cabin #16 (sleeps 6 with bathroom)

$100/night

$100/night

Dining Hall

$360/night

$110/night



CAMPING:

OWENS CREEK CAMPGROUND

Open May 1 to November 1

For Reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

50 sites (3 ADA), $30/night Firewood $5/bucket.

POPLAR GROVE YOUTH SITES Open by reservation only (no walk-ins) for adult-supervised, organized youth groups whose members are under age 18.

Open year-round, except March 1 through mid-April

For Reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

3 sites, 25 campers per site

$35 / night per site

ADIRONDACK SHELTERS

Open year-round

$10 Reservation fee. For reservations, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388
This phone number is for the visitor center and is answered during regular operating hours. An outgoing voicemail message provides information when the visitor center is closed.

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