Visitors who prefer active leisure time can try orienteering sports park in Smiltynė. Similar parks is also in other settlements of Curonian Spit National Park(Juodkrantė, Pervalka, Preila, Nida)
To find places of interest will help controlling poles. These can be easily found with help of maps which you can get at:
Klaipėdą tourism and culture information centre (Turgaus str. 7, Klaipėda)
Visitors Centres of Curionian Spit National Park at Naglių str. 8, Nida and Smiltynės str. 11, Kaipėda
Nida Culture and tourism information centre "Agila" Taikos str. 4, Nida
From 2017, Klaipėda‘s city locals and guests who want to actively spend their free time can try orienteering in Smiltynė, where a stationary orienteering sport park is founded.
This is a sport where athletes must reach their checkpoints as quickly as possible using the map and compass. But there's no need to rush here, just enjoy the surroundings of the Curonian Spit and the opportunity to get to know it.
The same parks with stationary control points are installed in all the settlements of the Curonian Spit (Smiltyne, Juodkrante, Pervalka, Preila, Nida) and their surroundings.
Control points are easily found on the maps you can buy:
Klaipėda Tourism and Culture Information Center (Turgaus St. 7, Klaipėda)
The visitors' centers of the Curonian Spit National Park in Smiltynė (Smiltynės St. 11) and Nida (Naglių St. 8, Nida)
Nida Culture and Tourism Information Center "Agila" (Taikos St. 4, Nida)
Tourist Information Center in Juodkrantė (L. Rėzos St. 8B)
You will also receive special cards on the map, which will be marked on the columns by the composers.
Control points for orienteering sport parks:
• Smiltyne, for pedestrians 30 (1-30)
• Juodkrantė, for pedestrians 30 (1-30), for cyclists 30 (31-60)
• Pervalka, pedestrians 30 (1-30), cyclists 15 (31-45)
• Preila, pedestrians 30 (1-30), cyclists 15 (31-45)
• Nida, pedestrians 40 (1-40), cyclists 20 (41-60)
Rules and newsletter
We invite you to participate in the orienteering game
"GET TO KNOW THE CURONIAN SPIT – WIN "ŠKODA" PRIZES" ("ATRASK KURŠIŲ NERIJĄ - LAIMĖK ŠKODA PRIZUS")
1. Purchase a map with a game card.
2. Find at least 10 game checkpoints.
3. Mark them in the boxes on the same number.
4. Fill in the card and place it in the box at the map locations.
5. The game is going all year round.
6. The winners will be named until the end of the year.
7. More information on game distribution locations.
Translation by Gabrielė Šakinytė