Visitor Center

Catoctin Mountain Park, Near Thurmont, Maryland

Visitor Center does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


In addition to park information, maps, a water fountain, and Passport Stamps, the visitor center hosts a small bookstore, restrooms, and exhibits that chronicle the natural and cultural history of the park. A hands-on Discovery Room with multiple touch stations is also in the building. The visitor center has a covered front porch area with several wooden benches. The two parking lots located at the Visitor Center which can accommodate 62 vehicles. Six picnic tables are located in the secondary parking area.