Guided hikes and kayaking in July
July 2021 Events
Two Event Saturday
Sat., Aug. 7 – Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8AM-9AM. Help STPS clean up litter from our adopted road. Meet on Narrow Lane and the east corner of Norris Lane. Bring gloves. Free 2021 Membership to new volunteers.
Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
Sat., Aug. 7 – Long Springs – 9AM-10:30AM. Meet at the east corner of Majors Path and Edge of Woods Road directly opposite 747 Majors Path for a moderately-paced 2 mile hike on our newest trail. Explore springs, streams and ponds. Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.
Sun., Aug. 8 – Anna and Daniel Mulvihill Preserve and the William Mulvihill Preserve. 10:00AM-11:30AM. Meet at the parking area at the end of the drive way, 820 Brick Kiln Road, Sag Harbor (entrance is opposite Highview Drive; look for the gray pillars). Moderately-paced 3+ mile hike through this historically interesting area. Vernal ponds, kettle holes, glacial erratics and the Great Swamp. Leader: Jean Mc Dermott, 631-599-2391.
Sat., Aug. 14 – LPG Grassland to Grassland Hike. 8AM-9:30AM. Meet at Poxabogue Park south of the railroad trestle on Old Farm Road in Bridgehampton. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt on a moderately-paced 2 mile hike to Vineyard Field with pond views.
Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
Sun., Aug. 15 – Tuckahoe Hill. 9AM-11AM. Meet on Sebonac Road, Southampton at the Kurt Billing kiosk, just east of Tuckahoe School. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike with amazing views of Cow Neck and Robins Island. Leader: Selena May, 516-428-9492.
Sat., Aug. 21 – Kayak Exploration of the Estuaries of North Sea Harbor co-sponsored by SOFO. Adults/Teens/Children 10+. Bring your own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. Join Southampton Trails Preservation Society and SOFO as we explore the estuaries of North Sea Harbor. We will look for blue claw crabs on the pilings along Davis Creek and red-tail hawks, foxes, wild oysters, and deer in the hidden coves. Leaders: Marilyn Kirkbright, STPS Vice President and Melanie Meade, SOFO Education & Outreach Coordinator. Limited enrollment. Advanced reservations are required. For more information, reservations, and directions to meeting places, please call the museum: (631) 537-9735.
Sun., Aug. 22 – Beach Walk. 9AM-10:30AM. Meet at Shinnecock Inlet, end of Dune Road, Hampton Bays, past Oaklands. Moderately-paced 3 mile hike to Ponquogue Bridge and back.
Leader: Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 516-320-0761 (cell).
Sat., Aug. 28 – Sag Harbor Cove Paddle –10AM Put In. Redwood Rd. to Cove Rd. Right on Cove Rd. Cove Rd. is 100 yds. past a small bridge. There is a Rowing Club on the corner of Redwood and Cove. Parking Permits are not required. Meander around Sag Harbor Cove and Payne’s Creek. Bring your own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory.
Leader: Vincent Scerbinski, 631-287-2713.
Sun., Aug 29 – Whiskey Hill. 8AM-9AM Meet at the end of Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east), Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced, 1.7-mile hike with ocean views from the top of moraine with kettlehole ponds and an enormous glacial erratic along the way. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
About STPS Events: 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 or 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.
Horses On Trails Ride: Members are encouraged to schedule and lead rides on their 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
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932