October 2019

JUST CLEARED AFTER STORM. Come see the living American chestnut!
Sat., Oct. 19 - Tuckahoe Woods and Swamp. 10AM-12:30PM. Meet on Sebonac Road, Southampton at the Kurt Billing kiosk, just east of
Tuckahoe School. Moderately-paced 6.8 mile hike including a WWII lookout and beautiful vernal ponds. Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Two Event Sunday
Sun., Oct. 20 - 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., Oct. 20 - Northwest Woods Path. 1PM-4PM.  Meet at the parking area on the east side of Route 114 just south of Edwards Hole Road,
East Hampton. Moderately-paced 6 mile along the beautiful Paumanok Path to the white pine forest at Wilson’s Grove and Grace Estate. Leader:
Bill Schildnecht, 631-725-2888.

Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and October 27, 2018
Southampton Trails Preservation Society/Horses On Trails
, Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference
East Hampton Trails Preservation Society

Invite you to Celebrate -

OCTOBER 26, Saturday, TBA                                        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 for
reservation and more information.  STPS/HOT Leader: Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661.

OCTOBER 26, Saturday. 10AM                                WHISKEY HILL (1.7 miles)
Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east), Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced, hike with ocean views from top of moraine, kettlehole ponds
and an enormous glacial erratic along the way. STPS Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-994-7825.   

OCTOBER 26, Saturday, 10AM                                LIGHTHOUSE LOOP (6 miles)
Meet at Camp Hero Road off Route 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch, Montauk. This hike has it all: lighthouse views, ocean visas,
tranquil woods and windswept bluffs. Starting our loop through Camp Hero, we follow the Paumanok Path to the bluffs and along a rugged little trail
to Turtle Cove and the Montauk Lighthouse, returning past Seal Haul-out. Bring water and snacks; wear wind-proof clothing. (With ten-minute
break at the Lighthouse refreshment area). EHTPS Leader: Carol Andrews 631-725-3367.                                                

OCTOBER 27, Sunday, 10:30AM                        CAUMSETT STATE PARK (6 miles)
Meet in parking lot near the booth, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington for a moderately-paced, hilly caper. Explore the many side trails and great
views from the cliffs at this beautiful park. Bring water and a snack.
Heavy rain cancels. $8.00 fee, or free with Empire Passport. LIGTC Leader: Carol, 631-223-3427.

OCTOBER 27, Sunday, 10AM                WESTBROOK TO CONNETQUOT (5 miles)
Meet at Westbrook Sports Complex, 12 Wheeler Road, East Islip for a moderately-paced hike on the L.I. Trail along West Brook to Connetquot
River State Park Preserve with a stop at the hatchery for a restroom break.
Heavy rain cancels. LIGTC Leader: Kathie, 631-682-5133 day of hike.

OCTOBER. 27, Sunday, 10AM                        LONG POND GREENBELT (3.5 miles)
Meet in Mashashimuet Park, corner of Main Street and Jermain Avenue, Sag Harbor for a moderately-paced hike along Long Pond, Little Long
Pond, Deer Drink, Crooked Pond and on to Vineyard Field. Bus ride back. Complimentary lunch will be served to celebrate South Fork Trails
Weekend. STPS Leader: Chip Dineen, 646-221-8225.

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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!
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
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.
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.
Ticks: Dress appropriately and always wear tick repellent.

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
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
Look at what STPS Volunteers do.
Volunteer any Thursday Morning
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
Contact Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661
if you would like to participate in or lead a
horseback ride
Beach Ride

Whiskey Hill
Hike led by
Jean Dodds
Jackson Dodds building
the replacement bridge at
Ligonee Creek.
Entrance to new
Morton Wildlife
Preserve Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
STPS Trailblazer 2019
STPS participated in Southampton Town's
Earth Day Celebration
Turtles basking at
in August
Elliston Park - Led by
Howard Reisman
Vegetation & culvert at the north end of
HAYGROUND COVE - August kayaking
Man-made nest in
Hayground Cove
Tent bases from
Big Woods
blaze down
Big Woods - brand-new white pine
Big Woods - rare red Indian Pipes
Called "the corpse plant by
New York Botanical Gardens
HOT Ride - Hallock State Park Preserve
iverhead- 3 photos
American chestnut
Oak gall
Southampton Trails Preservation Society