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Portions of Catoctin park closed again

April 19, 2002

Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed from approximately 2 p.m. Friday until approximately noon on Monday, according to the National Park Service.

Park Central Road is closed between the Camp Misty Mount entrance and Camp Greentop. Reservations for Poplar Grove, Camp Misty Mount, Camp Greentop, and Camp Round Meadow will be honored.

The routes to Blue Ridge Summit Overlook and Hog Rock are not available during this closure.

Hikers may access trails to Thurmont Vista, Wolf Rock, and Chimney Rock as well as the Falls Nature Trail from the Visitor Center Trailheads. The Catoctin Trail will be open. Manahan Road and trails to the West of Manahan Road are available for use.

Picnickers may use Owens Creek Picnic Area, located on Foxville-Deerfield Road, or Chestnut Picnic Area.

Anyone with questions about these closures may call the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center at 301-663-9388.

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