Programs

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Mountain Laurel Hike

10:00 AM Saturday, May 6
10:00 AM Saturday, May 27

Discover the magnificent stands of Mountain Laurel located along the ridgeline of Catoctin Mountain Park.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

Sturdy boots are recommended.
Hills and rocky terrain encompass this hike.

For More Information Contact:
Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at
301-663-9388
This program begins at the Thurmont Vista Parking Area











 
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Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:30AM—11:00AM


Join Artists-in-Residence Ben and Melissa Panter for a family-friendly printmaking workshop at the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center. Participants will learn the basics of printmaking using foam printing sheets. The inspiration will be flora and fauna of Catoctin.
At the end there will be colorful finished prints to take home as a personalized souvenir.

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

 
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Photography Hike

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:00AM—10:00AM


Take a hike with the artist in residence, Ben Panter, and learn some landscape and nature photography tips along the way. This trip will be geared toward budding photo enthusiasts young and old who are interested in learning a few ways to improve their photography. These lessons can be applied to DSLR’s, point and shoots, and even smartphones, so bring whatever camera you have and get ready for an enjoyable and instructive stroll through the Catoctin woods.

Rain date is scheduled for May 25, 2017 9:00AM—10:00AM

For more information contact the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388
 
 
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Blacksmith Demonstration

May 27, 2017
1:00PM - 4:00PM


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

Camp Round Meadow is located at:
14840 Manahan Road
Sabillasville Maryland 21780

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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Introduction to
Wildlife Photography

Saturday, May 27 2017
8:00PM — 9:00PM

Owens Creek Campground
15882 Foxville Deerfield Road
Sabillasville, MD 21780


Join Owens Creek Campground host John Eppler, and discover
the basic equipment and methods you can use to enhance your
wildlife photographs.

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



 
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Wildflower Walk
at the Owens Creek Picnic Area

Sunday, May 28, 2017
At 11:00AM


Join us on these colorful walks starting at the Owens Creek Picnic Area and along the Browns Farm Trail. This program is FREE and open to the public.

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


 

Catoctin Mountain Park offers a wide variety of interpretive opportunities. Click on a program type below to find out more information:

Special Events and Programs


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388

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