Southampton Trails Preservation Society
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STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
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March 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, 631-745-0689
Sun., Apr. 1 -
Clam Island County Park. 9:30AM-10:30AM- Meet at end of Noyack Bay Lane, Sag Harbor. Moderately-
paced 2 mile beach hike with bay views of Jessup’s Neck. Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-994-5947.

Sun., Apr.2-
Barrel Hill. 10AM-Noon. Meet on Edge of Woods Road where the power lines cross, between David White’s
Lane on the east and Long Springs Road on the west in Southampton.  Hike to White Hill with geodetic survey marker
and views of the original Mackay Radio tower of ITT. Then on to SYS with views of Peconic Bay, Robins Island and the
north fork. From there to a surprise. Moderately paced, hilly 3.5 miles. Leaders: Eric and Hilary Woodward, 631-283-0554.

Thurs., Apr.6 -
STPS Monthly Meeting. 7PM-9PM. STPS’s next meeting will be held in the lower conference room of
Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road. All are welcome! For further information: 631-726-7503.

Sat., Apr.8 -
Alewife Adventure. 10AM-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,

Two Event Sunday
Sun., Apr.9 -
Mulvihill Preserve. 10:00AM-11:30AM. Meet at the Mulvihill Preserve, 820 Brick Kiln Road, Sag Harbor
(entrance opposite Highview Drive (look for the white pillars). Moderately-paced 3+mile hike through this historically
interesting area. Vernal ponds, kettle holes, glacial erratics, the Great Swamp. Leader: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

Sun., Apr. 9 -
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. Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Apr.15 -
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-

Sun., Apr.16 -
Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  1PM sharp. Meet at Poxabogue Park south of the railroad trestle on Old Farm
Road in Bridgehampton. Search for Easter eggs along a beautiful trail with pond views. Children 8 years and under.
Please bring a basket. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Apr.22 -
Exploring Barcelona Neck.  1PM-3PM. Meet at Sag Harbor Golf Club parking lot on Barcelona Neck Road
off of Route 114, Sag Harbor. Moderately brisk 5.5 mile hike with views of Sag Harbor Bay, Northwest Creek and Harbor,
Cedar Point Park, and Mashomack Preserve. Leader; Mark Potter, 631-725-0450.

Sun., Apr.23 –
Celebrate the Paumanok Path’s Birthday. 8-Mile Hike and Lunch. 10am-2pm. Meet at Squiretown Park
(Camp Tekawitha), Moderately-paced walk along the section of trail completed last April and afterwards end the birthday
celebration with a complimentary lunch in the park. 125-mile trail now runs from Rocky Point to Montauk Point! Leader:
Ken Kindler. or 631-879-3602.

Sat., Apr.29 –
Unique Hamlet-to-Hamlet Hike and Complimentary Lunch partnered by STPS with Bridgehampton
Historical Society. 10:00-2:30. Meet at Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor for moderately-paced 6 mile hike to the
Bridgehampton Library Annex to enjoy a complimentary lunch and then head back to Mashashimuet. See how SPTS's
new trails connect East End communities. For reservations call Marilyn Kirkbright (631) 726-7503.

Sun., Apr.30 -
Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 9:30AM-11:30AM. Meet at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue. 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. Moderately-paced, 4 mile hike to explore many habitats including forestsand
ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the Pine Barrens. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492.

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STPS is always creating new trails and new signs and improved blazing to make hiking more fun.
Come join STPS's hikes, riding, maintenance, meeting  

About our 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.
This very rewarding endeavor is often followed by Susan's homemade and healthful snacks.    
Please contact: Ken Bieger, 631- 283-5432 or Susan Colledge, 631-283-0071.

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).

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