Map and Compass Training


Family Fun
Apr 17, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Taught by outdoor educator and Maine Guide Nancy Zane at Head of Tide Preserve, Doak Road, Belfast. Learn to use topo maps, a compass, and to use them together to navigate in the woods. A fun activity for youth on school break! Bring your own compass or use a class compass, along with water, bag lunch, protection from rain and ticks. Ages 10-99. Questions? Contact Nancy at 568-4502 or nancyszane@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition.

Directions from Route One:

Heading south into Belfast, take first exit after the bridge toward Route 7/137. Turn left onto High Street and left again immediately after the convenience store. Turn right onto Route 7/137. Follow approximately .75 mile. Preserve parking area is on Doak Road, immediately after Doak’s Machine Shop.

Heading north, take Route 7/137 exit (first exit after Reny’s Plaza). At stop sign, turn left onto Waldo Avenue. Follow for approximately 1 mile. Turn right onto Doak Road. Follow approximately .75 mi. Preserve parking area is on Doak Road, immediately after Doak’s Machine Shop.