Catoctin Mountain Park

Little Bennett Regional Park_Hessam_9This Sunday’s hike will be at Catoctin Mountain Park and starts at 9:00 AM.  The address to the visitor center is 14707 Park Central Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788.  This hike is a loop and will cover some interesting points such as Hog Rock, Thurmont Vista, Wolf Rock and Chimney Rock. The hike is about 4 hours (8-9 miles) with moderate difficulty level and may include some steep hills.Weather forecast calls for a partly cloudy day with highs around 90 degrees.

Please bring water and snack and contact Hessam Dahi 301-318-6243 or Masood Shoyooee 240-401-8979 for carpool and questions.

More information is provided in the following link: http://www.nps.gov/cato/planyourvisit/upload/8mileloop.pdf

Direction from points south:
Take, I-270 north 27 miles to Frederick, MD. Take Route 15N about 17 miles to Thurmont, MD. Take Route 77 West, the exit sign is marked
Catoctin Mountain Park. Travel approximately 3 miles west on 77 and turn right onto Park Central Road. The Visitor Center is on the right.Direction from Baltimore:
Take I-695 beltway to I-70 West to Frederick, MD. Take Route 15 North to Thurmont, MD. Take Route 77 West, the exit sign says Catoctin
Mountain Park. Travel approximately 3 miles west on 77 and turn right onto Park Central Road. The Visitor Center is on the right.


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