August 2019
Two Event Saturday
Sat., Aug. 24 – Camp Tekawitha. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the parking lot of Red Creek Park on Old
Riverhead Road, Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike to the old girl scout camp with beautiful
bay views. Leader: Val Abbate.631-495-4703.

Sat., Aug. 24 - Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8AM-9AM. Help STPS clean up litter from our adopted road.  
Meet on Narrow Lane and east corner of Norris Lane. Bring gloves. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sun., Aug. 25 - Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 9:30AM-11AM. Meet at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue.
Moderately-paced, 4 mile hike to explore many habitats including fairy dell, forests and ponds, as well as
the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the Pine Barrens. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761
(cell).

Sat., Aug. 31 - Bay to Ocean South. 9AM-11AM. Meet at 115 Farm Court, Sagaponack. Moderately-
paced 4 mile hike through beautiful farm fields to Peters Pond Beach and back. Leader: Dai Dayton,
631-745-0689.

         
September 2019

Sun., Sept. 1 - Kayak Hubbard Creek. 10AM-Noon. Meet on Upper Red Creek Road (a left off Red
Creek Road) at the abandoned cement garage, about 2 miles north of Route 24 in Flanders. Bring your
own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.   

Sat., Sept. 7 - Elliston Park. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the Elliston Park entrance on Millstone Brook Road,
Southampton. Moderately-paced 3 mile hike with views of Big Fresh Pond and Wolf Swamp. Leader:
Howard Reisman, 631-283-5376.

Sun., Sept. 8 – Whiskey Hill. 9AM-10AM. Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east),
Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced, 1.7 mile hike with ocean views from top of moraine, kettlehole ponds
and an enormous glacial erratic along the way. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Sept. 14 – Long Springs 10AM-11:30AM. Meet at east corner of Majors Path and Edge of
Woods Road for a moderately-paced 2 mile hike on our newest trail. Explore springs, streams and
ponds. Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sun., Sept. 15 – Beach Walk. 9:30-11:30. Meet at the Shinnecock Inlet, end of Dune Road, Hampton
Bays. Parking is across from Oaklands Restaurant, (365 Dune Road). Moderately-paced 3 mile hike
along Ponquogue Beach. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).

Sat., Sept. 21- Camp Tekawitha. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the parking lot of Red Creek Park on Old
Riverhead Road, Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike to the old girl scout camp with beautiful
bay views. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Two Event Sunday
Sun., Sept. 22 – Penny Pond. 9:30AM-10:30AM. Meet on Red Creek Rd. about ½ mile from Hubbard
County Park off Rt. 24 in Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 3 mile hike with views of Penny Pond.
Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-994-5947.

Sun., Sept. 22 - Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8AM-9AM. Help STPS clean up litter from our adopted road.  
Meet on Narrow Lane and east corner of Norris Lane. Bring gloves. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Two Event Saturday
Sat., Sept. 28 – Tree Identification Hike - Long Pond Green Belt. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the LPG
Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpk. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt for a
easy-paced 3 mile hike along the William Sickles Tree ID Trail with views of Crooked Pond, Deer Drink
and Long Pond. Leader: Arborist, Jackson Dodds. For more info call 631-745-0689.

Sat., Sept. 28 - Horses on Trails (HOT) Ride at Hallock State Park Preserve. Bring your own horse
and helmet. STPS/HOT membership required due to insurance. It's easy to join on the day of the ride!
Please contact Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661 for reservations and more information.

Sun., Sept. 29 - Tuckahoe Woods. 10AM-Noon. Meet on Sebonac Road, Southampton at the Kurt
Billing kiosk, just east of Tuckahoe School. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike with views of Cow Neck and
Robins Island. Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.  
Southampton Trails Preservation Society

SOUTHAMPTON TRAILS
PRESERVATION SOCIETY
All rights reserved.
STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
southamptontrails.org

info@southamptontrails.org
SCHEDULE OF MONTHLY EVENTS
About STPS Events: You normally don't need to call ahead to reserve a place, and they are always free and fun.  Come out and enjoy!

Cancellations: From time to time, there are weather related cancellations caused by rain, heavy snow or icy trail conditions. To avoid any
inconvenience, please contact hike or event leaders to confirm that the event is taking place.

Ticks: Dress appropriately and always wear tick repellent.

Trail Maintenance - Every Thursday - There is always room for a new pair of hands to help with trail upkeep.
Please contact: Ken Bieger, 631- 283-5432.

Horses On Trails Ride: Members are encouraged to schedule and lead rides on favorite trails. Choose a date and a time. BYO horse.
Call with ideas or to see what's on the schedule. Must be a member of STPS/HOT to participate due to insurance requirements. It's easy to
join on the day of the ride!  Leader: Leslie Lowery. 631-603-8661
.

Hike leaders wanted!  If you have a favorite trail that you would like to share with others as a hike leader,  or if you would like to explore
some new trails -- STPS has 300 miles of trails -- please contact Dai Dayton at 745-0689 or Marilyn Kirkbright at 631-726-7503 (text of
phone).

Hiking Weather: Click for the forecast
*Every Thursday STPS leads Trail Maintenance Outings.  
To Volunteer call Ken Bieger, 631-283-5432.
*Volunteers are also needed to clean up
STPS’s adopted road every month.
To volunteer Call Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
kiosk at the
GOOD GROUND PARK
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
YOU CAN HELP!
Look at what STPS Volunteers do.
Volunteer any Thursday Morning
Contact Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661
if you would like to participate in or lead
a
horseback ride
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
The Beach Ride

Whiskey Hill
Bridgehampton
Hike led by
Jean Dodds
Jackson Dodds building
the replacement bridge at
Ligonee Creek.
Entrance to new
GULLY TRAIL,
Bridgehampton
May HOT RIDE
Morton Wildlife Preserve
Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
CONGRATULATIONS
LIZ KARPIN
STPS Trailblazer of the Year
STPS participated in Southampton Town's
Earth Day Celebration
Turtles basking at MECOX BAY
in August
ALEWIFE STREAM at
Elliston Park - March
Vegetation & culvert at the north end of
HAYGROUND COVE - August kayaking
Man-made nest in
Hayground Cove