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Adirondack Shelters

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service

Overview

The Adirondack Shelters, located near the northern most point of Catoctin Mountain Park, provide a destination for true nature immersion and an alternative to drive-up camping. A moderate three-mile uphill hike over rocky but generally gently rolling terrain leads to the three-sided…

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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Site Types

  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Reservable
  • Fires

Reviews

2 Reviews of Adirondack Shelters

Ratings Breakdown

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Kristopher H.
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2020

Great first backpacking trip

The short 3 mile hike from the parking lot at round meadow was perfect for giving us our first real backpacking experience. The shelters worked just fine and the seating around the firepit was great. My only issue is finding out where to park was a bit of a pain. The reservations through…

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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2016

Great for Testing Gear

As I've heard of many shelters on the nearby Appalachian Trail, there is a problem with mice at these shelters. Proper food hanging is an easy way to alleviate this issue, and I experienced no problem with mice in or around my tent (Although I saw many scurrying around the shelter). Despite the…

Location

Adirondack Shelters is located in Maryland

Directions

GPS information is provided as verification of Shelter # 1, which is near Shelter #2. Users are asked to help protect park resources by using the trail system when accessing the shelters or other park features. Trail maps can be obtained at the park Visitor Center or downloaded from the Catoctin Mountain Park Website, [www.nps.gov/cato](http://www.nps.gov/cato). Hilly terrain and the forest canopy can prevent satellite signals from reaching your unit increasing the importance of a back-up strategy. Take route 77 west 5 miles to Foxville Road, turn right and follow signs to Camp Round Meadow parking area.

Coordinates

39.67716627 N
77.484388 W

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