Central New York Orienteering

  • Turkey-O

    43rd Annual Turkey-O, Sunday, November 12, 2023, noon-1:30 PM, Highland Forest Park, Fabius, NY — Valley Camp. The main events are Score-O competitions: find as many markers in the woods as you can, within the time limit. Choice of regular 90-minute limit, or Head Banger 3-hour limit. 2023 Turkey-O Competition Results Also available: practice courses […]

  • Scout-O Nov 11-12

    For the 30th year, CNYO offers Scouts and other youth groups a chance to practice the skill of navigating in the woods with map and compass. On Saturday (or other days by arrangement), take a guided hike led by a club member who will point out how-to’s as you walk. Then try a practice course […]

  • Sportsmen’s Days Sept 23 & 24

    CNYO offers a short course suitable for families and beginners as part of the annual Sportsmen’s Days event at Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery in Eldridge. Experienced orienteers may also enjoy this as a sprint course. Saturday and Sunday, Sept 23 & 24, 11am-3pm.  

  • Pratt’s Falls Open House Sept 9 & Oct 21

    Permanent orienteering trim course is available whenever the park is open, April through October. Club members will be on site two Saturdays this fall, Sept 9 2-4PM and Oct 21 11AM-1PM, to answer questions, hand out maps, and help you get started. Groups large and small are welcome, as well as individuals or families. If […]

  • Daddy-O June 18

    Lime Hollow Nature Center, 338 McLean Road, Cortland, NY. An event open to the public for individuals, families, or groups. Great all-ages family activity to have fun seeking the flags on the trails and forest. Start any time between noon and 3:00. Finish at your own pace in an hour or two. Orienteering is a sport […]

  • ROGAINE June 17

    CNYO’s annual ROGAINE is offered on a summer weekend, with options for 6, 12, or 24 hours. The 2023 event took place Saturday & Sunday, June 17-18, 2023 at Potomac Group Campground in the Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector, NY. See our ROGAINE page for all the details.

Orienteering is the sport of finding your way with map and compass.

The Central New York Orienteering Club (CNYO) offers orienteering events for everyone, from beginners to experts, in parks and forests in the central NY area, from Tug Hill to Ithaca.