Meet Director: Mike Reese
Course Setter: Danny Durkin
||Registration and Start
(Maximum time on course: 3 hours)
Cost: (per individual or team)
Join us on one of our new maps at St. James Farm in Warrenville.
You can find out more about this unique venue at http://dupageforest.org/Conservation/Forest_Preserves/St__James_Farm.aspx.
Registration is open until 10/12/18.
We will have our usual five point-to-point courses (White, Yellow,
Orange, Green and Red) for this event. There will be something for
orienteers of every skill level, from beginners to advanced, to
Please note that all attendees must use the Hoy Avenue entrance
and park in a designated field near the Pavilion. Hoy Avenue can
be accessed via Madison Street off of Butterfield Road (IL 56).
Please see the following
map for directions to the entrance and parking. Please also
note that you must cross the Illinois Prairie Path as you enter
the St. James Farm property. Proceed with caution and be alert for
cyclists and other path users.
With this being a new orienteering venue for our club, we encourage
all attendees to review the mapper
notes to get important information about mapping of particular
features and guidelines on restricted areas and other considerations
for this site.
St. James Farm is bordered by Winfield Road on the west and Butterfield
Road (IL 56) on the south. Entrance to St. James Farm for this event
must be through the Hoy Avenue entrance. Hoy Avenue can be accessed
via Madison Street off of Butterfield Road. Please see the following
map [link to map] for directions to the entrance and parking.
Consider taking your bicycle on the Metra and biking to the preserve.
Union Pacific West Line Metra train departs Ogilvie Transportation
Center in Chicago at 8:40am. Disembark at the Wheaton stop. The
Illinois Prairie Path is just west of the Wheaton Metra station
running south along Carlton Ave. The IPP leads right to St. James
Farm about 4 miles each way. Return trains depart Wheaton at 12:40pm