Southampton Trails Preservation Society
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SOUTHAMPTON TRAILS PRESERVATION SOCIETY All rights reserved.
STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
|SCHEDULE OF MONTHLY EVENTS
|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.
Two Event Saturday
Sat., Oct. 21 - Elliston Park. 10AM-Noon. 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., Oct. 22 - Manorville Hills County Park. 10AM-2PM. Meet at the park trailhead on Route
111. Moderately-paced 8-mile hike. West to east, Manorville Hills offers the longest expanse of
roadless land on Long Island. True to its name, there are a lot of hills! Bring water and lunch. Bad
weather cancels. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).
Mon, Oct 23 – Rogers Memorial Library Event – HIKE SOUTHAMPTON. 6pm. Meet at the
library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. Discover some of the 300 miles of Southampton
Town’s phenomenal trails for nature enthusiasts, hikers, kayakers, and horseback riders. Marilyn
Kirkbright, STPS President and Board Member Chip Dineen will present the trails, the hikes, the
wildlife, and ecological & human history along the trails. For more information call 646-221-8225.
Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and October 29, 2017
Southampton Trails Preservation Society
East Hampton Trails Preservation Society
Long Island Greenbelt Trail Confrerence &
Shelter Island Trail Group
Invite you to Celebrate
SOUTH FORK TRAILS WEEKEND
OCTOBER 28, Saturday, 10:00 AM RED DIRT TO FRESH POND (3 miles)
We’ll carpool for a short ride to Red Dirt Road, then hike along the Paumanok Path through
Amagansett’s Stony Hill area to Fresh Pond Park. Afterward, join fellow hikers for a
complimentary lunch at Fresh Pond Park weather permitting; otherwise inside a nearby
home. EHTPS Leader: Jim Zajac 212-769-4311 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or
to reserve lunch.
OCTOBER 28, Saturday, Shelter Island Trail Group, TBA
OCTOBER 29, Sunday, 10 AM STPS Hike, TBA
OCTOBER. 29, Sunday, 1PM QUOGUE WILDLIFE REFUGE (3 miles)
Meet at 3 Old Country Road. 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. Easy-paced, interpretive hike to explore many habitats
including forests and ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the Pine
Barrens. LIGTC Leader: Tom Casey, 631-567-9484.