Catoctin Mountain Park

Superintendent Of Catoctin Mountain Park Retiring

The superintendent of Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont is retiring.

08/18/2015

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Park Surrounding Camp David Partly Closed During Summit

The national park surrounding Camp David says some roads, trails and picnic areas will be closed during President Barack Obama’s meeting there with high-ranking officials of six Arab nations.

05/13/2015

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Best National Parks Near Baltimore

There is a reason that Maryland is called “America in Miniature” and this list of national parks that happily call Maryland their home whilst receiving begrudging admiration from the nation at large prove that this saying isn’t just a bunch of talk.

03/14/2015

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USDA Sharpshooters Kill 156 Deer In Md. Park

The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 156 white-tailed deer in the fifth year of a herd-reduction program at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

04/04/2014

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Rangers Learning Rescue Techniques At Catoctin Mountain Park

National Park Service rangers are rigging up at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to learn how to rescue people in the mountains.

03/31/2014

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Amish Workers Returning To Catoctin Mountain Park

The National Park Service says Amish volunteers from Indiana are returning to Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont to help restore some cabins dating to the 1930s.

03/03/2014

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Camping Fees Rise At Md.’s Catoctin Mountain Park

The cost of camping at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont is going up.

01/09/2014

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Sharpshooters Target Catoctin Mountain Park Deer

National Park Service sharpshooters are taking aim at white-tailed deer in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

11/18/2013

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161 Deer Culled From Catoctin Mountain Park

The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 161 white-tailed deer at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont in the fourth year of a herd-reduction program.

02/05/2013

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Thurmont Alert As World Leaders Arrive At Camp David For G-8 Summit

Some of the world’s most powerful leaders are in Western Maryland for the G-8 Summit. The meeting at Camp David in Frederick County will focus on the world’s debt crisis and the war in Afghanistan.

05/18/2012

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Md.’s Catoctin Mountain Park To Close During G-8

The National Park Service says the park surrounding Camp David will be closed to the public when leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meet at the presidential retreat later this month.

05/04/2012

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G-8 Media To Set Up In Park Dorms Near Camp David

The State Department says journalists will work out of a National Park Service dormitory complex near Camp David when leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meet at the presidential retreat near Thurmont May 18-19.

04/30/2012

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