Southampton Trails Preservation Society

SOUTHAMPTON TRAILS
PRESERVATION SOCIETY
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STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
southamptontrails.org

info@southamptontrails.org
SCHEDULE OF MONTHLY EVENTS
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.
To volunteer Call Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
kiosk at the
GOOD GROUND PARK
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
YOU CAN HELP!
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
a
horseback ride
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
The Beach Ride
     
April 2019
Two Event Saturday


Sat., Apr. 27 – Explore Trout Pond Trails. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the parking lot on Noyac Road in
Noyac. Enjoy visiting the spring, a history of the pond and its long-gone hotel, and the peace of the
woods. Moderately-paced 3-mile hike. Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sun., Apr 28 – Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 10AM-Noon. 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 forests and ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the
Pine Barrens. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell)

         
May 2019

Two Event Saturday
Sat., May 4- Sears Pond to Black Duck Lodge. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the kiosk on Spinney Road,
Flanders on the south side of CR24 just east of Birch Creek. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike through the
amazing Long Island Pine Barrens with pond views. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Sat.. May, 4 – Earth Day Birding at Good Ground Park. 11AM-Noon. Meet in the parking lot on 9A
Squiretown Road, Hampton Bays. Short, moderately-paced birding hike with views of the amphitheater
in Southampton Town’s newest park.
STPS Leader: Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503. Audubon Society Leader: Eileen Schwinn.

Sun., May 5 - Anna and Daniel Mulvihill Preserve and the William Mulvihill Preserve. 10:00AM-11:30AM.
Meet at end of drive at 820 Brick Kiln Road, Sag Harbor (entrance is opposite Highview Drive; look for
the white pillars). Moderately-paced 3+ mile hike through this historically interesting area. Vernal ponds,
kettle holes, glacial erratics and the Great Swamp. Leader: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

Sat., May 11 - Northwest Path. 1PM-3:30PM.  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.

Sun., May 12 -– Mother’s Day Hike in the Long Pond Greenbelt. 9AM-10:30AM.  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.

Two Event Saturday
Sat., May 18 – 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.

Sat., May 18 - 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.

Two Event Sunday
Sun., May 19 - 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., May 19 – Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 10AM-Noon. 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 forests and ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the
Pine Barrens. Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).

Sat. May 25 – Inaugural Long Springs Hike. 10AM-11:30AM. Meet at east corner of Majors Path and
Edge of Woods Road for a moderately-paced 2 mile hike on our newest trail. Pond views. Leader:
Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sun, May 26 - Clam Island, View from the Other Side! 10:00AM-11:00AM- Meet at end of Noyack Bay
Avenue, Sag Harbor. Moderately-paced 2 mile beach hike with bay views of Jessup’s Neck. Leader:
Monica Wolfson, 917-657-6555.

Whiskey Hill
Bridgehampton
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,
Bridgehampton
BIG FRESH
Check out the May HOT RIDE
Morton Wildlife Preserve
March 30th Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
CONGRATULATIONS
LIZ KARPIN
STPS Trailblazer of the Year