NOVEMBER 2019         
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Sat., Nov. 16 –
Sears Pond. 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.

Two Event Sunday
Sun., Nov. 17 –
Laurel Valley. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the kiosk located on Deerfield Road in Noyac across from Deerwood
Path (North Side Hills). Moderately-paced 3 mile hike through wooded knolls and laurel-filled ravines. Hilly terrain. Leader: Liz
Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).

Sun., Nov. 17 -
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., Nov. 23 –
Clam Island, View from the Other Side! 9:00AM-10:00AM- Meet at end of Noyack Bay Avenue, Sag Harbor.
Moderately-paced 2 mile beach hike with bay views of Jessup’s Neck. Leader: Doreen Johnston, 516-994-5947.

Two Event Sunday
Sun., Nov. 24 -
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. Free One Year Membership to new volunteers. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-
0689.

Sun., Nov. 24 -
Laurel Valley to Camps Pond. 10AM-12:30PM. Meet at the kiosk located on Deerfield Road in Noyac
across from Deerwood Path (North Side Hills). Moderately-paced 5.5 mile hike through wooded knolls and laurel-filled
ravines. Hilly terrain. Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.

Fri., Nov. 29 –
Annual Walk It Off Walk. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the end of Round Pond Lane in Sag Harbor for a fast-paced
hike to shed that Thanksgiving stuffing. Amazing views of Round Pond, Long Pond and Little Long Pond! Leader: Dai Dayton,
631-745-0689.

Sat., Nov. 30 -
Long Springs Family Hike. 11PM-2:30PM. Meet at east corner of Majors Path and Edge of Woods Road for
a moderately-paced 2 mile hike on our newest trail. Explore springs, streams and ponds.
Leaders: Eric & Hilary Woodward, 631-283-0554.  

Two Event Sunday.
Sun. Dec. 1 -
Swamp, Pond and Pines. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the parking area on south side of NY 24 and Spinney Road,
Flanders. Moderately-paced 3.8 mile hike with beautiful rolling terrain on the Paumanok Path. See Maple Swamp and Owl
Pond. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-481-6228.

Sun., Dec. 1 -
Horses on Trails (HOT) Ride. 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.

SOUTHAMPTON TRAILS
PRESERVATION SOCIETY
All rights reserved.
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!
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).
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.
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.
Ticks: Dress appropriately and always wear tick repellent.

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
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
Contact Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661
if you would like to participate in or lead a
horseback ride
Beach Ride

Whiskey Hill
Bridgehampton
Hike led by
Jean Dodds
Jackson Dodds building
the replacement bridge at
Ligonee Creek.
Entrance to new
GULLY TRAIL,
Bridgehampton
May HOT RIDE
Morton Wildlife
Preserve Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
CONGRATULATIONS
LIZ KARPIN
STPS Trailblazer 2019
STPS participated in Southampton Town's
Earth Day Celebration
Turtles basking at
MECOX BAY
in August
ALEWIFE STREAM at
Elliston Park - Led by
Howard Reisman
Vegetation & culvert at the north end of
HAYGROUND COVE - August kayaking
Man-made nest in
Hayground Cove
FLAX POND
Big Woods
blaze down
Big Woods - brand-new white pine
Big Woods - rare red Indian Pipes
Called "the corpse plant by
New York Botanical Gardens
HOT Ride - Hallock State Park Preserve
R
iverhead
Southampton Trails Preservation Society
Whiskey Hill erratic
Work Crew at the Paumanok Path
Paumanok Path
apartments for birds
Kayaking at Big Fresh Pond
Eldridge House at Trout
Pond photo courtesy of
Sag Harbor Historical
Society