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.
kiosk at the
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
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
horseback ride
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
The Beach Ride

Whiskey Hill
Hike led by
Jean Dodds
Jackson Dodds
building the
replacement bridge at
Ligonee Creek.
The Bridge-building Team at Ligonee Creek
Entrance to new GULLY TRAIL,
Morton Wildlife Preserve
March 30th Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
STPS Trailblazer of the Year

July 2019

Sat., July 13 – Kayak Mecox Bay. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the end of Horsemill Lane, Water Mill for a
paddle around the east side of Mecox Bay and Sam’s Creek. BYO kayak/canoe and life jacket.  Life
jackets are mandatory. Leader:
Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.   

Sat., July 13 – 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., July 14 – 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:
Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

Two Event Saturday
Sat., July 20 – Penny Pond. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the parking lot in Red Creek Park on Old Riverhead
Road in Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 3.5 mile hike to five corners. Leader:
Jim Crawford, 631-

Sat., July 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., July 21 - Lake Agawam. 9:30AM-11:30AM. Meet at 51 Pond Lane, across from the Concer
Homestead near ferry depot. Meander around Lake Agawam with a stop at Dune Church then up South
Main St. to sneak a peek at the Halsey House. Leader:
Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).

Sat., July 27 - 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
Howard Reisman, 631-283-5376.

Sun., July 28 – Hike to the Truman Capote Stone. 9AM-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.
Along a Trout Pond Trail
STPS participated in
Southampton Town's Earth Day Celebration
Immature bald eagle at  Hubbard Park
It's the beginning of blueberry/huckleberry
season at
                 Tuckahoe woods