Southampton Trails Preservation Society

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STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
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

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

October 2018 Events

Sat., Oct. 20 -
Anna and Daniel Mulvihill Preserve and the William Mulvihill Preserve. 10AM-
11:30AM. Meet at end of drive at 820 Brick Kiln Road, Sag Harbor (entrance is opposite Highview
Drive; look for the white pillars). Moderately-paced 3+ mile hike through this historically interesting
area. Vernal ponds, kettle holes, glacial erratics and the Great Swamp.
Leader: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

Sun., Oct. 21 – Sears Bellows County Park. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the parking area, 63 Bellows
Pond Road in Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike through the amazing Long Island Pine
Barrens with pond views. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).

Sun., Oct. 21 - 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,

November 2018 Events

hurs., Nov. 1 - 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., Nov. 3 - 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 Rte 24 in Flanders.
Bring your own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright. 631-726-

Sun., Nov. 4 - Tuckahoe Hills. 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.

Sat., Nov. 10 – Bay to Bay. 10AM-2PM. Meet at Camp Tekawitha, 62 Red Creek Road,
Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 7 mile hike from Peconic Bay to Tianna Bay through varied
landscapes with views of several ponds. Car pool will take hikers back to the Camp. Leader:
Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sun., Nov. 11 – Sears Pond. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the kiosk on Spinney Road, Flanders on the
south side of CR24 just east of Birch Creek. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike through the amazing
Long Island Pine Barrens with pond views. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Two Event Saturday
Sat., Nov. 17 – Jessups Neck. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the Elizabeth A. Morton Wildlife Refuge.
2595 Noyac Road, Sag Harbor. The Refuge collects a $4 entry fee per car. Beautiful, moderately-
paced 3 mile hike along sand beach See marshes, ponds, lagoon, tidal flats, old fields and oak and
cedar forests. Leader: Chip Dineen, 646-221-8225.

Sat., Nov. 17 - 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,

Sun., Nov. 18 - Manorville Hills County Park.
10AM-2PM. Meet at the park trailhead on the east
side of Route 111, Manorville. Moderately-paced 8 mile hike through a dense stand of white pines
then past a lovely glacial kettlehole. Beyond, the trail travels up and down the convoluted hills,
deposited as part of the Ronkonkoma Moraine by the receding glaciers of the last Ice Age.
Elevations top out at 250 feet.  Bring water and a snack. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-
320-0761 (cell).

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-

Sign at the new
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and October 28, 2018

Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference
East Hampton Trails Preservation Society
Southampton Trails Preservation Society/Horses On Trails

Invite you to Celebrate


OCTOBER 27, Saturday,                                                                                   HORSES ON TRAILS
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 call Leslie Lowery for reservation and more information.  
STPS/HOT Leader: Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661.

OCTOBER 27, Saturday, 11 AM                                 CRANBERRY HOLE TO FRESH POND (2 miles)
Meet at Fresh Pond Park at the end of Fresh Pond Road in Amagansett. We’ll carpool for a short ride to Cranberry
Hole Road then hike along the Paumanok Path through Amagansett back to Fresh Pond Park. Afterward, join
fellow hikers for a complimentary lunch at the park weather permitting; otherwise inside a nearby home. EHTPS
Leader: Jim Zajac 212-769-4311 or for more information.
East Hampton Trails Preservation website

OCTOBER 27, Saturday, Noon                                                         BLYDENBURGH COUNTY PARK
The Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference turns 40! Come one, come all to Blydenburgh County Park and help us
drag our great organization into middle age. Come early if you wish to hike first (hikes leave at 11:30 and 1:00),
and then at 2:00PM celebrate with us at a gathering on the lawn outside our office in the Blydenburgh-Weld House.
We’ll have refreshments, a 50-50 raffle and a tent in case of inclement weather. We expect some dignitaries to
help us mark the occasion. LIGTC For more information, call Tom Casey 631-567-9484.
Long Island Greenbelt Trails Website

OCTOBER. 28, Sunday, 10 AM                                                                    TROUT POND (3.5 miles)
Meet at the Trout Pond parking lot on Noyac Road across from Mill Road in Noyac for an easy-paced hike around
historic Trout pond. Afterward, join fellow hikers for a complimentary lunch at the picnic area.
STPS Leader: Joe Lane, 631-725-3942.