Due to increased security measures, portions of Catoctin Mountain Park will be closed effective Friday, July 6, 2012 at approximately 2:00 p.m. Closures are scheduled to continue through Sunday, July 8, 2012 at approximately 12:00 p.m.
Park Central Road is closed between the Camp Misty Mounty 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, WolfRock and Chimney Rock, as well as the Falls Nature Trail from the Visitor Center Trailheads. The Catoctin National Recreation Trail will be open. The routes to Blue Ridge Summit Overlook and Hog Rock are not available during this closure. Manahan Road and trails to the west of Manahan Road are available for use.
Picknickers may use Chesnut Picnic area.