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NG/CSU: Park Score O
Cambridge, MA, US
MNOC Autumn Adventure Run #1
Maplewood, MN, US
2019 Legend of the Dogman
Gregory, MI, US

Get Outside and Explore

Welcome to Orienteering

Orienteering is the sport of navigation—often held in unfamiliar terrain—using a map and compass. It's easy to learn and a fun way to exercise your body and mind as you enjoy the outdoors. It's a sport for everyone and beginners are always welcome. Click one of the links below to get started.

Improve your navigation skills

Part of the allure of orienteering is constantly challenging yourself to be a faster, more efficient navigator. Here are some ways to make it happen.


Featured Video

On World Orienteering Day, often in schools, clubs all over the planet reach out to introduce newcomers to orienteering. Find a World Orienteering Day event near you, or see how your club can be more newcomer-friendly.


Whether you hike or run, solo or together, orienteering is a great way to connect with the outdoors and learn to navigate as an outdoor sport. Here's how it works.