Nature Council

  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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Nature Council Mission

To provide support and advocacy for Fountain Rock and Catoctin Creek Parks by establishing, maintaining, and enhancing four primary goals: stewardship, volunteerism, membership, and fundraising opportunities.


Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm (January-October) at Catoctin Creek or Fountain Rock Parks. All are welcome to attend these meetings. For more information on how you may become involved with The Frederick County Nature Council please call: 301-600-2051. 

Meeting Locations:

Jan – May:
Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center
2929 Sumantown Road
Middletown, MD 21769

June – Oct:
Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center
8511 Nature Center Place
Walkersville, MD 21793 

Frederick County Nature Council Blog