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Catoctin Mountain Park

Wetlands Restoration Work Proposed For Four Eastern National Park Units

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on its plan to restore wetland areas at Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park in Maryland, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia, and Monocacy National Battlefield in Maryland.

Deer Culled From Civil War Battlefield Parks Provide 8 Tons Of Venison For Food Banks

Three Western Maryland national parks this month concluded operations to reduce overabundant white-tailed deer that threaten the historic scenery of two Civil War battlefields and a 5,810-acre hardwood mountain forest. This season, more than eight tons of venison were donated to the local Maryland Food Bank, the Thurmont Food Bank, the Help Hotline and the Lunch Place soup kitchen.

At Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Park, a Whiskey Still Gets You Up Close and Personal with Moonshine History

An easy hike on the Blue Blazes Whiskey Still Trail in Catoctin Mountain Park brings you to one of the more unusual exhibits you'll see in a national park -- a genuine whiskey still set up on the secluded site of a very eventful Prohibition-era raid.

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