Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Catoctin Mountain Park, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Catoctin Mountain Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Catoctin Mountain Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

January is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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February

February in Catoctin Mountain Park can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you go to Catoctin Mountain Park in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

Traveling to Catoctin Mountain Park in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Catoctin Mountain Park during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Catoctin Mountain Park is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in Catoctin Mountain Park is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you visit Catoctin Mountain Park during August, you may see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September in Catoctin Mountain Park is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Catoctin Mountain Park is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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November

November in Catoctin Mountain Park can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

In December, Catoctin Mountain Park is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Catoctin Mountain Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Catoctin Mountain Park.

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