Guided hikes

July Events

Wed.., July 3Monthly Zoom Meeting.  6:00PM. All are welcome! Join Zoom Meeting –

Two Event Saturday

Sat., July 6 –  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 2024 Membership to new volunteers.

Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., July 6 – KAYAK from Towd Point to Davis Creek and a Wildlife Refuge. 10am to 12 noon.

PUT-IN on Towd Point Road, North Sea. Parking is on the left-hand side immediately past a Little Bridge. Bring your own kayak and paddle. Life jackets and whistle are mandatory. Vincent Scerbinski, 631 287-2713 –

Description for STPS paddle from Helen Horton’s home for Monday July 8, 2024 or Tuesday July 9, 2024

Mon., July 8 – Paddle North Fork Bays and Creeks. Put-In at 1 pm at Helen’s Aquebogue home. BYO all personal gear and your kayak/canoe. Don’t own one?  Ask a few days before July 8, please not sooner, to borrow one with life jacket from Helen, and then arrive at 12:30 pm to set up.  Please, no first-time paddlers. Plan on 2 – 3 hours on the water wearing a life jacket with an attached whistle. Stay afterwards to socialize. BYOB. Setups and beverages provided. Bring a dish to share. Air Temp 85 or above, pouring rain or wind above 10 mph cancels.  Hot weather/pouring rain/heavy wind date is Tuesday July 9. To register and for details, contact Helen Horton any day from 9 am to 9 pm 631-779-3236 home, 631-523-7889 cell,

Wed., July 10 – Horses On Trails (HOT) Ride at Brookhaven State Park. Meet at parking area at 2500 William Floyd Pkwy in Ridge.  Leg up and ready to go at 11 AM. BYO horse and helmet. Must be STPS member (. Helmets required for insurance purposes. Tailgate after ride, Bring a dish to share if staying. To sign up and get more info please contact:

Debbie Neumann: or Val Frederick:

Sat., July 13 – KAYAK from Bull Head Bay to Scallop Pond & Back. 10am to 1pm. PUT-IN at the end of Barkers Island Rd. Bring your own kayak, paddle and like jacket. Life jackets are mandatory. Vincent Scerbinski,  631 287-2713 –

Sat., July 20 – Truman Capote Walk Co-Sponsored by Bridgehampton Museum. 9AM-10:30AM. Meet at the LPG 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: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

Sat., July 27 – Tree Identification Walk with Arborist Jackson Dodds. This hike is co-sponsored by Southampton Trails and East Hampton Trails Preservation Societies and Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt. Join us after the walk for refreshments. Meet at 10AM at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Leader Jackson Dodds, Certified Arborist and a past President of the Long Island Arboricultural Association will talk and answer questions about our native plants and trees on this easy paced 3 mile hike along the William Sickles Tree ID Trail with beautiful views of Crooked Pond, Deer Drink and Long Pond.

For more information contact 631-745-0689 or

Sun. July 28 – Walk Around Lake Agawam. 9:30AM-11:30AM. Meet across from the Concer Homestead historic plaque at 51 Pond Lane, Southampton. Visit St. Andrew’s Dune Church and stop at the Halsey Homestead and end up at the Farmer’s Market in the park. Leader: Liz Karpin, 516-320-0761.

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 – If you would like to volunteer, please contact Tim Corwin at 631-204-7821.

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


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