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Orienteering at Pratts Falls

  • 10 Apr 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Manlius, NY
  • 10


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Join Stacy for a map and compass hike

Pratts Falls County Park has a brand new, permanent orienteering course that anyone can visit any time the park is open. The idea is to use a map and compass to find markers hidden in the woods, as many or as few as you like. I'll have maps and compasses to share, and can show how to use them for this activity.

The park is pretty, with waterfalls and scenic trails. It can be steep and muddy in places. We can choose routes that are less steep.

Park info

Orienteering details

Dogs are welcome at this park.

This event is limited to approximately 20 participants.

We can meet for lunch before the hike - perhaps a picnic if weather permits, perhaps at a nearby coffee shop.


  • A Mask - may be needed depending on current conditions.
  • A compass if you have one, but don't buy one, I have spares to lend.
  • Boots or shoes that don't mind spring mud.
  • Hiking poles if you use them.
  • Clothing and gear for April weather.

Directions: From I-81, take exit 15 to US-20 East. Continue east for 7 miles. The Pompey Mall is a good landmark to watch for on the right. Past the mall, take the third left onto Gardner Rd, then right onto Pratts Falls Road, and the park entrance will be on your left. If you miss Gardner Rd, all the other left turns nearby also connect to Pratts Falls Road. Details of where to meet will be in your registration confirmation email.

The automatic confirmation email is the only email you will receive about this event. Be sure and save it or print it out.

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