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Portsmouth Urban Forestry Center

November 4, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

on Saturday, November 4th,2023The Portsmouth Urban Forestry Center is a very beginner friendly location and a wonderful park for those newer to the sport to work on their orienteeringskills. It is a great example of how orienteers can enjoy the sport in asmaller, more urban location.Event Location: Portsmouth Urban Forestry Center, 27 Elwyn Rd., in Portsmouth,NHMap: Portsmouth Urban Forestry Center, 1:7500 scale, 3 meter contour intervalsRegister and start between 10:30 AM and 1 PM. Courses close at 3 PM!Courses:Currently, the course offerings are slated to be White(Beginner), Yellow (Advanced Beginner), Orange (Intermediate), Short Advancedand either another, bit longer, Advanced course or a Score Course. Electronicpunching will likely be used.Cost: UNO members are free. Non-members adults are charged $10;Non-member juniors $5. Small groups of family and friends may orienteer together for one entry fee. Group members may purchase additional maps for$2each. Family maximum of $30.Parking is in the Urban Forestry parking lot. Follow directional arrowsand watch out for walkers and other users of the park. Registration is in thebuilding at the southern end of the parking lot.Beginners instruction will be available. Loaner compasses and loanerdibblers (electronic punching devices) will also be available.A note for scouts and other groups: Please email Jon Nash, the event contact, inadvance so we can send you our waiver and have your registration materialsready onsite. CAN YOU HELP AT THE EVENT? It would be greatly appreciated and volunteers willhave the opportunity of orienteering, too. If you would like to help at themeet please contact Jon Nash at . Directions:The Portsmouth Urban Forestry Center is located at 27 Elwyn Portsmouth. From the Portsmouth Traffic Circle go South on the US-1Bypassfor 2.2 miles (it becomes Lafayette Rd. at the 1.4 mile mark)to theintersection with Elwyn Rd. Make a left on to Elwyn Rd.Proceed 0.2 miles tothe Urban Forestry Center driveway on your left.


November 4, 2023
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


Jon Nash


Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Rd.
Portsmouth, NH
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