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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APRIL 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.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

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
3- or 6-mile hike to the
Bridgehampton Library Annex to enjoy a complimentary lunch and then head back to Mashashimuet. See how ST
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).

Weekend Hiking Weather: Click for the forecast
This is the blaze for the
Hamlet-to-Hamlet trail,
part of which w
as cleaned
by STPS for
Earth Day & the
Great East End Cleanup.