Programs

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Blacksmith Demonstration
Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00PM — 4:00PM
Camp Round Meadow



Join us at the historic WPA Blacksmith shop at
Camp Round Meadow and discover the art
of blacksmithing on Catoctin Mountain.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

For more information call the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388

GPS:14840 Manahan Road Sabillasville, MD. 21780

 
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People of the Mountain
Saturdays, August 12 and 26
6:00PM -7:00PM
Owens Creek Campground Amphitheater


Who lived on this mountain before it was a park? How did they survive droughts, floods, or fires? Join a ranger to learn about the farm families and play a short game to see how your
family might have lived on the mountain!

For more Information contact the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388

GPS: 15882 Foxville Deerfield Road, Sabillasville, MD 21780
 
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What Tree Is That?
Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00PM — 3:30PM


This program begins at the Hog Rock Parking Area

Join a ranger on this one mile nature hike to
discover the variety of trees that live on
Catoctin Mountain Park.

This hike is considered easy to light-medium in difficulty.

This program is FREE and open to the public.


For more information, call the Catoctin Mountian Park Visitor Center 301-663-9388
 
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Fungus Among Us!
Saturday, August 19, 2017
7:00PM — 8:00PM
Owens Creek Campground Amphitheater


What is fungus and is it important? Do pixies and elves live in fungi? Join a ranger at the Owens Creek Campground amphitheater to explore fungi specimens and discover the facts and legends of mysterious mushrooms.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

For more Information contact the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388


 
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Join the NPS at Catoctin Mountain Park for the Solar Eclipse!
August 21, 2017 2-3:30 PM
Camp Greentop - Note location Change

Join a ranger to learn about the eclipse and observe darkness during the day! Eclipse-related games and crafts will be available!

FREE Eclipse Glasses!
(Limited Quantity)

For More information contact the Catoctin Mountian Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388.

LOCATION CHANGE: GPS address - Camp Greentop, 15001 Park Central Road, Thurmont, MD 21788.





 
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September 2 The Fungus Among Us Program Poster

The Fungus Among Us!
Saturday, September 2, 2017
7:00PM — 8:00PM
Owens Creek Campground


Join a ranger at the Owens Creek Campground amphitheater and learn how to identify common fungi found in the park and discover the important role that they play in a forest ecosystem.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

For more Information Contact:
Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388

GPS: 15882 Foxville Deerfield Road, Sabillasville, MD 21780
 
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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 Crental Road Thurmont, MD 21788

 
 

Last updated: August 18, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388

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