Programs

Image of CATO 2017 Fall Color Walk Program Poster

October 2017
Fall Color Hike Schedule

Come Experience the Stunning Beauty of
Catoctin Mountain on these Ranger Led Hikes!

Saturday, October 14

11:00AM Hike to Hog Rock Overlook (Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area)

3:00PM Hike Along the Charcoal Trail (Meet at the Thurmont Vista Parking Area)

Sunday, October 15

11:00AM Hike along the Browns Farm Trail (Meet at the Owens Creek Picnic Area)

3:00PM Hike Along the Charcoal Trail (Meet at the Thurmont Vista Parking Area)

Saturday, October 21

11:00AM Hike Along the Charcoal Trail (Meet at the Thurmont Vista Parking Area)

3:00PM Hike To Blue Ridge Summit Vista (Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area)

Sunday, October 22

11:00AM Hike along the Browns Farm Trai (Meet at the Owens Creek Picnic Area)

3:00PM Blue Blazes Creek Hike (Meet at the Visitor Center)

Saturday, October 28

11:00AM Hike Along the Spicebush Trail (Meet at the Chestnut Picnic Area)

3:00PM Sawmill Exhibit Boardwalk Walk (Meet at the Owens Creek Campground Amphitheater)

Sunday, October 29

11:00AM Hike To Blue Ridge Summit Vista (Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area)

3:00PM Hike to Hog Rock Overlook (Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area)

These programs are FREE and open to the public.

For more information, call the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at: 301-663-9388
 
Eyeglasses on wooden armrail
At Catoctain Mountain Park, we strive to ensure that our visitors are provided with the greatest opportunities to enjoy the splendor and brilliance of the fall color season. This year, we are pleased to offer Color Enhancement Eyeglasses for Red/Green Color Weak and Red/Green Colorblind individuals that are available for daily loan at the Visitor Center.
 

Coming in November

 
Image of November 2017 Orienteering program poster
Image of November 2017 Orienteering Program Poster

Basic Orienteering Skills Classes
1:00PM—4:30PM
Saturdays, November 11 & 18
Sundays, November 5 & 12

Learn basic map and compass skills with a park ranger at the Visitor Center during this one hour class. Afterwards, test your knowledge on the Catoctin Mountain Park’s Orienteering Course. Maximum of 30 people per class!

CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
Reservations begin Saturday, October 2

There is a maximum of a 10 person reservation limit per call.

This program is FREE and open to the public.
For More Information Contact:
Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388

Pre-registration is required and space is limited

GPS: 14707 Park Central Road Thurmont, MD 21788

Last updated: October 19, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388

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