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Color Walk in Catoctin Mountain Park
  • October 6, 2018 - October 28, 2018
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday, Sunday
  • Catoctin Mountain Park
  • 14707 Park Central Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788
  • 301-663-9388
  • 10:00 AM
  • Free
  • E-MAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
    Overview

    Catoctin Mountain Park is offering a range of fun, free and educational programs in the month of October.  Visitors of all ages can enjoy the stunning beauty of the park on a ranger-led hike or learn about the age-old craft of blacksmithing.  With the exception of the Spicebush Trail, all hikes take place on terrain that is mostly flat but rocky, so sturdy shoes are recommended.

    10 AM Saturday, October 6 - Hike to the Blue Ridge Summit Overlook.  Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area.

    10 AM Sunday, October 7 - Hike along the Catoctin Recreation Trail.  Meet at the Chestnut Picnic Area.

    10 AM Saturday, October 13 - Hike along the Browns Farm Trail.  Meet at the Owens Creek Picnic Area.

    10 AM Sunday, October 14 - Hike along the Spicebush Trail. Meet at the Chestnut Picnic Area.  This hike will be wheelchair and stroller accessible.

    10 AM Saturday, October 20 - Hike along the Charcoal Exhibit Trail.  Meet at the Thurmont Vista Parking Area.

    10 AM Sunday, October 21 - Hike to the Hog Rock Overlook.  Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area.

    1-4 PM Sunday, October 21 - Blacksmith demonstrations in the historic Blacksmith Shop at Camp Round Meadow.  Demonstrations will highlight the art and skill of forging and shaping metal.

    10 AM Saturday, October 27 - Hike to the Hog Rock Overlook.  Meet at the Hog Rock Parking Area

    10 AM Sunday, October 28 - Hike along the Spicebush Trail. Meet at the Chestnut Picnic Area.  This walk will be wheelchair and stroller accessible.

    For additional information, please visit the park website at http://www.nps.gov/cato or call the visitor center at 301-663-9388 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm any day of the week.

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