Catoctin Creek Nature Center Rental


The Catoctin Creek Nature Center is located in Catoctin Creek Park at 2929 Sumantown Road, Middletown, MD 21769.

Rental Times

The building may only be rented after normal operating hours: 5 pm - 11 pm

Building Capacity

  • Standing Capacity (Entire Building) - 340
  • Standing Capacity (Program Room 1) - 93
  • Standing Capacity (Program Room 2) - 68
  • Building Blueprint

Tables & Chairs Available

Submit a special request for tables and chairs.
  • 16 - 8 foot rectangular tables
  • 135 black folding chairs

Forms & Documents

To make your reservation, please call the Parks and Recreation main office between 8 a.m.-4 p.m, Monday through Friday at 301-600-1646.

WiFi is available inside the Nature Center

Special Requests

For special requests such as amplified music, tents larger than 240 square feet, trailered grills, etc., please fill out the special request permit. Note: Please SUBMIT a Special Request Permit at least 10 or more business days PRIOR to the reservation date.

Note: Only the applicant making the reservation can purchase an alcohol permit. Applicant must appear in person and show proof of age (21 or older) by providing a valid driver’s license or identification card.


Rental Space Non-profit Fee  Private Fee
Program Room 1 (In-County) $35/hr $55/hr
Program Room 1 (Out-of-County) $52/hr $85/hr
Program Room 2 (In-County) $35/hr $55/hr
Program Room 2 (Out-of-County) $52/hr $85/hr
Patio Space (In-County)
rental of program room is required for patio rental.
$80 $100
Patio Space (Out-of-County)
rental of program room is required for patio rental.
$120 $150

Outdoor Pavilion Space
Program Room 1
Patio Space
Program Room 2