Southampton Trails Preservation Society

STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Come join STPS's hikes, riding, maintenance, meeting  
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.
Call Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

December 2017 Events

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. Call Dai Dayton,

Two Event Saturday
Sat., Dec. 16 – Northwest Path. 1PM-3PM.  Meet at the parking area on the east side of Route 114
just south of Edwards Hole Road, East Hampton. Moderately-paced 3.5 miles along the beautiful
Paumanok Path to the white pine forest at Wilson’s Grove. Leader: Bill Schildnecht, 631-725-2888.

Sat., Dec. 16 - Horses on Trails (HOT). 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., Dec. 17 – 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, 516-994-

Sat., Dec. 23 - Maple Swamp. 10AM-12:30PM. Meet at the kiosk on Spinney Road on the south side
of CR24 just east of Birch Creek. Views of Owl Pond and Maple Swamp, the largest of its kind in
the Pine Barrens. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Sun., Dec. 24 – Hike to the Truman Capote Stone. 9:30AM-11AM. Meet at the Long Pond Greenbelt
Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Join Friends of the Long Pond
Greenbelt for a moderately-paced 3 mile hike through oak/hickory forest with views of Crooked
Pond, Long Pond and Deer Drink. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Dec. 30 - 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-

Sun., Dec. 31 - 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.
Hubbard County Park
kayak adventure
led by
Marilyn Kirkbright
November 18th
This week there is predicted a hard frost so there will be very few ticks after that.
Kayaking in the ice.
Cleaning debris from
Hamlet-to-Hamlet Trail