1. Current Parks and Recreation Openings and Closings

    Frederick County Parks and Recreation is continually updating cancellations and closings. Please understand that these decisions are evolving as new information and/or directives come through State of MD, FCG, and FCPS. Click here for the most up to date information
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The Division of Parks and Recreation is proud to partner with the Potomac Valley Fly Fishers (PVFF) to offer fishing opportunities to the public at Catoctin Creek Park.  The PVFF assists the Division at Catoctin Creek Park by promoting fishing while assisting in the preservation and use of our resources.

For more information about the PVFF please check out their website.

For more information on trout fishing, please visit the MD DNR page.
  1. Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center

    2929 Sumantown Road
    Middletown, MD 21769
    Ph: 301-600-2051

    Nature Center Hours


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


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


    New Year's Day
    Easter Day
    Independence Day
    Thanksgiving Day
    Christmas Eve
    Christmas Day

    Park Hours


    8 am-Sunset


    8 am-5 pm

Fishing in Catoctin Creek