Central New York Orienteering

  • ROGAINE July 6

    CNYO’s annual ROGAINE will be Saturday & Sunday, July 6-7, at Hammond Hill State Forest, with options for 6, 12, or 24 hours. Full details are on our ROGAINE 2024 page.

  • Pratt’s Falls Open House Aug 17

    Permanent orienteering trim course is available whenever the park is open, April through October. Club members will be on site several days in 2024 to answer questions, hand out maps, and help you get started: Saturdays, 11AM-1PM, May 18, August 17, and October 19. Groups large and small are welcome, as well as individuals or…

  • Sportsmen’s Days Sept 28-29

    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 28 & 29, 11am-3pm.  

  • Daddy-O Results

    A day for the kids to take Dad out in the woods. Open to everyone, individuals and groups as well as families. Come have fun seeking flags on the trails and forest. Sunday, June 16, 2024 at Lime Hollow Nature Center. Orienteering is a sport involving use of map & compass to navigate the forest…

  • Scout-O Nov 9-10

    For the 31st 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…

  • Turkey-O Nov 10

    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…

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.