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Thurmont, MD Catoctin Park Walk

Dates:

1/1/2017 - 12/31/20167

City / State:

Thurmont, MD

Event Name:

Catoctin Park

Event Type:

Year Round Walk

Event ID:

105293 2017/Y0049

Distance - Trail Ratings:

5K & 10K - 3C

Description:

Store is open 7x24 . After registering, you must drive about 3 miles to the Park Office for Catoctin Park (National Park Service). The trail is through the woods in the park. It visits Cunningham Falls which has a 78 ft drop and is the highest waterfall in Maryland. It visits overlooks at Hog Rock and Thurmont Vista. The trail has significant hills with lots of rocks and roots. You should be wearing sturdy shoes and carrying water. If you have hiking sticks, you probably want to bring them. This walk is not suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.

Amenities:

Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, You'll Never Walk Alone

Start Times:

Dawn to Dusk

Location:

7-11 Convenience Store at Mountain Plaza

Start Point / Driving Directions:

140 Frederick, 21788. S: N on US Rt 15 to MD Rt 806. Turn right at stop sign, left at traffic light to Frederick. Immediate right to 7-11 Convenience Store across street from Mountain Gate Family Restaurant. N: Exit US Rt 15 at MD 806. Turn left at stop sign, proceed as above. Start box located to left of door, near ATM, on window sill.

Awards & Fees:

IVV Credit Only

Comments:

There is no entrance fee for Catoctin Park. This is probably the most physically challenging volksmarch in Maryland.

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Dave & Linda Peters (717) 642-9829

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers

E-Mail Contact:

dandlpeters@comcast.net

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