Southampton Trails Preservation Society

SOUTHAMPTON TRAILS PRESERVATION SOCIETY  
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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

November 2018 Events

Fri., Nov. 23 - Annual Walk It Off Walk. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the end of Round Pond Lane in
Sag Harbor for a fast-paced hike to shed that Thanksgiving stuffing. Amazing views of Round
Pond, Long Pond and Little Long Pond! Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Nov. 24 - Elliston Park. 10:00AM-11:30AM. 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., Nov. 25 - Whiskey Hill. 10AM-11AM Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east),
Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced, 1.7 mile hike with ocean views from top of moraine with
kettlehole ponds and an enormous glacial erratic along the way. Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-
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December 2018 Events

Every Thursday STPS leads
Trail Maintenance Outings.  To Volunteer call Ken Bieger, 631-
283-5432. Volunteers are also needed to clean up our adopted road every month. Call Dai Dayton,
631-745-0689.

Sat., Dec. 1 Barrel Hill. 10AM-Noon. Meet on Edge of Woods Road where the power lines
cross, between David White’s Lane on the east and Long Springs Road on the west in
Southampton.  Hike to White Hill with geodetic survey marker and views of the original Mackay
Radio tower of ITT. Then on to SYS with views of Peconic Bay, Robins Island and the north fork.
From there to a surprise. 3.5 miles, hilly, moderate pace. Leader: Eric Woodward, 631-283-0554.

Sat., Dec. 1HOT Ride. Sagg Main Beach, Sagaponack. 11AM. Call Leslie Lowery for details.
631-603-8661.

Sun., Dec. 2Grassland to Grassland. 10AM-11:30AM. Meet at the SoFo Museum parking lot,
377 Bridgehampton Turnpike 200 yards north of the RR tracks. Join Friends of the Long Pond
Greenbelt on a moderately-paced 1 ½ mile hike from Vineyard Field to Poxabogue County Park.
Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Thurs., Dec. 7 - STPS Monthly Meeting. 7PM. Meet in the lower conference room of
Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road. All are welcome! For further information call Mark
Potter, 510-325-2278.

Sat., Dec. 8 – Pond to Pond Park. 10AM-Noon. Meet at Emma Rose Elliston Park on Millstone
Brook Road, Southampton. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike on the Hamlet-to-Hamlet trail from Big
Fresh Pond to Laurel Valley Preserve. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Sun., Dec. 9Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 9AM-10:30AM. Meet at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue.
Since 1934, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge has been a nature preserve that is home to diverse
wildlife including some that are permanently injured and require human care to survive. Moderately-
paced, 4 mile hike to explore many habitats including 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., Dec. 15 - 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.

Sun., Dec. 16 - Barcelona Neck. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Club parking lot on
Barcelona Neck Road off of Route 114, Sag Harbor. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike with views of
Sag Harbor Bay, Northwest Creek and Harbor, Cedar Point Park and Mashomack Preserve.
Leader: Joe Lane, 631-725-3942.

Sat., Dec. 22 - Elliston Park. 10:00AM-11:30AM. 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., Dec. 23 – Laurel Valley to Camps Pond. 10AM-12:30. Meet at the kiosk located on
Deerfield Road in Noyac across from Deerwood Path (North Side Hills). Moderately-paced 5.5
mile hike through wooded knolls and laurel-filled ravines. Hilly terrain.  Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-
204-7821.

Two Event Saturday
Sat., Dec. 29 - 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.

Sat., Dec. 29 - TBA

Sun., Dec. 30 -
Whiskey Hill. 10AM-11:15AM Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east),
Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced, 1.7 mile hike with ocean views from top of moraine with
kettlehole ponds and an enormous glacial erratic along the way. Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-
994-5947.
Sign at the new
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
SATURDAY
November 17th
at
Jessups Neck
hike leader
Chip Dineen
Photo courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service



SUNDAY
November 18
LIZ KARPIN
tled the HIKE at
Manorville Hills
The November Ride