Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Saturday, July 11th
1-3 PM
Join our experienced naturalist as we explore a local cave!
  Learn about the local geology and history of this hidden wonder.  Bring a water bottle, wear long pants, and be prepared to get a little dirty.  Sturdy close-toed footwear is a must!  Helmets and lights provided.  Cave tour (20 minutes) is mostly walking and stooping.  Cave temp is 54 degrees. 
 Trip will include a 2.5 mile round-trip hike along the C&O Canal.  Meet onsite.
Directions:  Go West on I-70 to Hagerstown.  Take Exit 28, Rte 632 Downsville Pike South for 5.1 miles.  At Downsville, turn left to continue south on Dam #4 Road approximately 1.8 miles to parking area at the Dam.

Preregistration Required:  $10 per person   13+ years
To register call 301-600-2936 or go to www.recreater.com 

Monday, July 6, 2015

Summertime Bird Walk

Bird Walk
Sunday, July 19th
10 AM - 12 PM
Please join  Keith & Beth Hamilton of 
Wild Birds Unlimited
 during their quarterly bird walk at Catoctin Creek Park.
Wear sturdy footwear, bring a water bottle, and 
binoculars if you have them.  

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Eco Adventure Camps

Are you looking for a fun-filled camp for your children?

Join our Eco Adventure Camp at Catoctin Creek Park for a summer filled with outdoor adventures. We have seven weeks of camp left - sign up for one or all of them!  Each week includes a nature theme plus core activities like creek walks, nature hikes, games, and archery. To register today: Call 301-600-2936 or visit us on the web at www.recreater.com.  

Friday, June 26, 2015

Eco Adventure Camp

Register for 8 weeks of Eco Adventure Camp and enjoy exploring streams and other outdoor adventures.  Each week includes a weekly focus as well as the following core activities:  creek walks, nature hikes, team building games, and archery practice. Register today by calling 301-600-2936 or visit us on the web at www.recreater.com.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Holiday Weekend Hours: April 3rd - 5th

Please note the following changes to the Nature Center hours:

Friday, April 3rd: 12pm to 6pm
Saturday, April 4th: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, April 5th: Closed

Thank you and enjoy the holiday!