NPS - National Park Service

12/03/2021 | Press release | Archived content

Catoctin Mountain Park announces temporary closures December 3 - 5, 2021

December 3, 2021

For immediate release: December 2, 2021

Contact: Phillip S. Greenwalt, [email protected], (240)-385-2814
Joe Darling, [email protected], (240) 405-5916

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