Catoctin Creek Nature Center

Catoctin Creek Nature Center is situated amongst 138 acres of parkland located off of Sumantown Road, near Middletown and Jefferson, Maryland.

Nearly every aspect of the building’s construction is centered on the mission of the facility: to provide the public with education about the local environment and ecosystems. These values are reflected in the facility’s features, such as the vegetated green roof design, the geothermal HVAC system, and even the building’s ceilings and floors.

As an educational facility, the Nature Center is equipped with classrooms, hands-on displays, live animal displays, a playground, pavilion, trails, and other amenities necessary to provide services to the public.
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  1. Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center


    2929 Sumantown Road
    Middletown, MD 21769

    Ph: 301-600-2051

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    Nature Center Hours


    April-October


    Mon: Closed
    Tues-Fri: 12-6 pm
    Sat: 10 am-6 pm
    Sun: 12-6 pm

    November-March


    Mon: Closed
    Tues-Fri: 12-5 pm
    Sat: 10 am-5 pm
    Sun: 12-5 pm

    Closed


    New Year's Day
    Easter Day
    Independence Day
    Thanksgiving (Thurs-Fri)
    Christmas Holiday (Christmas Eve through the Holiday Weekend)

    Park Hours


    April-October


    8 am-Sunset

    November-March


    8 am-5 pm