12/03/2021 | Press release | Archived content
For immediate release: December 2, 2021
Thurmont, Md. -Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, December 3. Closures are scheduled to continue through approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 5, 2021.
Park Central Road will be closed between Thurmont Vista and the Camp Greentop entrance. Trails to Hog Rock Overlook and Blue Ridge Summit Vista will also be closed. All other roads and trails will remain open.
Parking lots at the visitor center will be open but may fill up early in the day. Additional parking is available on the west side of the park at Camp Round Meadow, Chestnut Picnic Area and Owens Creek Picnic Area. Trail maps are available at trailheads throughout the park. For more information on the availability of park facilities, please call 301-663-9388