Thursday, July 19, 2018

Butterfly Events at 
Catoctin Creek Park


Family-Friendly
Free & Open to the Public!




Sunday, 7/29/18:  Annual Butterfly Count
10 AM - Noon
No experience necessary
No registration required
Meet at the Nature Center


Saturday, 9/29/18:  Monarch Butterfly Day
1-5 PM 

Activities: 
  • Butterfly-Friendly Gardening Tips
  • Youth Activities
  • Movie about Monarchs
  • Bug Scavenger Hunt
  • Monarch Butterfly Tagging (Limited number of participants)

Meet at Shelter #1 (by playground)


Thursday, June 28, 2018



FREDERICK COUNTY SUMMER READING CHALLENGE!

Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center Destination
2929 Sumantown Road
Middletown, MD  21769

Find the Summer Challenge sign at the park, and enter the code 
on the Summer Reading Challenge website to earn 50 points 
toward completing the program.

Summer Challenge: Radio Frederick

Monday, May 14, 2018

Bird Walk with Keith and Beth Hamilton
Sunday, May 20th, 2018
10 AM - 12 PM
FREE
(2nd walk this year)
Discover the wild bird populations at Catoctin Creek 
Park with our local experts from Wild Birds Unlimited, 
Keith and Beth Hamilton.This is a great walk for the 
family and will run rain or shine.  Dozens of bird 
species have been spotted at our park thanks to our 
expert "eyes".  The Hamiltons will walk you through 
all the best places in the park to see what you can find.  
Feel free to bring your own binoculars, but we will 
have a few pairs on hand to borrow.  

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Closed April 1st

CLOSED:  SUNDAY, APRIL 1ST, 2018

Catoctin Creek Nature Center will be closed on
Sunday, April 1st.  The center is closed on 
Mondays, so we will be closed as usual the 
following Monday, April 2nd.  The center will
reopen at noon on Tuesday, April 3rd.  The 
park grounds will be open at 8 am each day.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Bird Walk with Keith and Beth Hamilton
Sunday, March 18th
10 AM - 12 PM
FREE

Discover the wild bird populations at Catoctin Creek 
Park with our local experts from Wild Birds Unlimited, 
Keith and Beth Hamilton.This is a great walk for the 
family and will run rain or shine.  Dozens of bird 
species have been spotted at our park thanks to our 
expert "eyes".  The Hamiltons will walk you through 
all the best places in the park to see what you can find.  
Feel free to bring your own binoculars, but we will 
have a few pairs on hand to borrow.