Chicago Area Orienteering Course


Find Your Way

Master your navigational skills using a map and compass. Orient your map so it matches what you see around you while exploring nature in The Heritage Quarries. Combine your map and compass to find designated markers in the park and make your way through the course to win with the lowest elapsed time! This is an excellent activity for team and group events!

Orienteering Details

All Ages
60-75 mins.

Orienteering Is Available With The Explorer Day Pass

Explorer Day Pass

Play this activity as much as you want & 10+ other activities. Access is on a first come, first served basis.
Price: Starting at $45 (9 & Under) / $50 (Ages 10 & Up)
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Free Parking & Park Admission

Parking and admission to park are always free — we're a free-to-visit, pay-to-play adventure park.
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We get it. Plans sometimes change. We make it easy to cancel and reschedule your reservation.
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Where To Check-In

Park in Lot 2 -walk across the East Footbridge, enter the park, and check-in at the Paddlesports/Kids Adventure Zone area.
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Activity Information

Choose a Level

Orienteering is for everyone. When you arrive at the Orienteering Check In, choose the map best for your level. Pick a beginner, intermediate, or difficult course. 

Map kits and support
  • Each map kit includes an orienteering map, compass, pencil, and drawstring bag.
  • Play as a family, group, or team of up to 6 people.
  • A Forge staff member will provide an introduction to the activity and help you use your map and compass.
What to Wear

Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers appropriate for the weather.

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Orienteering is the Ultimate Group Adventure

This is the perfect add-on to any other activities at The Forge. Find our group packages for corporate team building, sports team bonding, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and more.
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