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Catoctin Mountain Park

6602 Foxville Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1598
+1 301-663-9330
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Owen's Creek Campground

This is a small primitive campground in the Catoctin Mountain Park. The bathroom is small and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
Fun hike to waterfall

What a great way for my family to spend a few hours. The Park Ranger mapped out a 3 mile hike with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Antonio, Texas
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You can't visit the Presidential retreat of Camp David here, but you can take advantage of the park's 25 miles of scenic hiking trails plus many outdoor activities including camping, fishing and picnicking.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chimney rock” (17 reviews)
“mile loop” (8 reviews)
6602 Foxville Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1598
+1 301-663-9330
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small primitive campground in the Catoctin Mountain Park. The bathroom is small and dirty. For the price of $30 a night, this campsite is a little pricier than other campsites in Maryland. The campsite itself is small and most can only accommodate...More

Thank NDGM90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way for my family to spend a few hours. The Park Ranger mapped out a 3 mile hike with views to a waterfall. My family really enjoyed the hike and hospitality from the visitor center Ranger.

Thank masseycic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the weekend (rented a cabin) and hiked all around. Chimney Rock was our favorite destination so far.

Thank HoustonTexasDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently started hiking and we ventured up to Catoctin Mountain Park. It was challenging, but we made it through some small rocky terrain and carved paths. Some of the view and history in the park are beautiful. We also, made it over to Cunningham...More

Thank Trisheee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park has quite nice trails thru out the park. It has some nice overlook vista points. Cabins are also good for the weekend and spend the time visiting other places.

Thank Samatha D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This small national park has lots to offer for outdoor enthusiasts. We enjoyed our visit, but wished we had allowed more time. The park is very scenic with rushing mountain streams, rocks,boulders, and woods that were blooming with redbuds and dogwoods. The receptionist at the...More

1  Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We did an impromptu day trip out here for some hiking. At first we thought that we might do Chimney Rock. Be warned it is pretty tough. We quit after five minutes and decided to do a nearby easy hike. Some of area is pretty...More

1  Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This jewel in Maryland is the perfect place to go whether you want to have a family or romantic picnic, a leisurely drive through the park, or spend a week in the scenic campground. There are hiking paths and creeks with fish ready to put...More

3  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Many visitors may come to hike the challenging paths straight up the mountain for gorgeous vista views but we came to just enjoy a gentle hike in the woods along the gorgeous streams and gentle brooks with mossy trails! :) There's a gorgeous stream that...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

After finishing up at Cunningham Falls State Park, I gave Catoctin Man Park a call and Tim nicely answered the phone. He happily answered my questions and I was so happy to hear that this is a free entry NPS location (wish I had know...More

Thank jehenson81
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