Parts Of Catoctin Mountain Park To Be Closed This Weekend

National Park Service says it’s due to increased security measures.



Thurmont, Md (KM) Parts of Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont will be closed this weekend due to increased security measures.

The National Park Service says Park Central Road will be closed between the Visitors Center and Camp Greentop; but reservations for Poplar Grove and Camp Round Meadow will be honored.

Hikers can access trails to Thurmont Vista, Wolf Rock and Chimney Rock as well as the Falls Nature Trail from the Visitors Center trail heads. Trails to Blue Ridge Summit and Hog Rock will not be available.

The closures will last from 12:30 PM on Friday, January 5th to 7:00 PM on Sunday, January 7th.

The Camp David Presidential Retreat is located within Catoctin Mountain Park.


By Kevin McManus