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Portions of roads in Catoctin Mountan Park closed Friday through Sunday

July 04, 2013

Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective Friday at noon. Closures are scheduled to continue through Sunday at 5 p.m.

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.

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 National Recreation Trail will be open. Trails to Blue Ridge Summit Overlook and Hog Rock are not available during this closure. Manahan Road and trails east of Manahan Road are available for use.

Picnickers may use Chestnut Picnic Area.

Questions about these closures should be directed to the Catoctin Mountain Park visitor center at 301-663-9388 or park headquarters at 301-663-9330.

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