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October 2021 Events

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Oct. 2 – 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 2021 Membership to new volunteers. 

Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Oct. 2 – Tree Identification Hike. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the LPG Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpk. JoinFriends of the Long Pond Greenbelt for an easy-paced 3 mile hike along the William Sickles Tree ID Trail with views of Crooked Pond, Deer Drink and Long Pond. Leader: Arborist, Jackson Dodds, 631-745-0689.

Sun., Oct. 3 – Emma Rose Elliston Park. 9AM-11AM. Meet in the parking area, 40 Millstone Brook Road, Southampton. Enjoy a moderately-paced 3 mile hike with views of Big Fresh Pond and Wolf Swamp. Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Oct. 9 – Celebration of the Long Pond Greenbelt. 10AM-1PM. Meet in Vineyard Field behind the SoFo Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Fun for the Whole Family. Hikes, Crafts, refreshments, “Meet the Animals”. 

For more information call Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Oct. 9 Sagaponack Paddle. 10AM-1PM. Kayak around Sagaponack Pond. Put-In on Bridge Lane adjacent to bridge over Sag Pond. Bring your own kayak and paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. Leader: Vincent Scerbinski, 631 287-2713 or

Sun., Oct. 10 – Barrel Hill to Long Springs. 10AM-Noon. Meet on Edge of Woods Road where the power lines cross, between David White’s Lane on the east and Long Springs Road on the west in Southampton. Hike to White Hill then on to our newest trail, Long Springs. Hilly, moderately-paced 3 mile hike. Leader: Eric Woodward, 631-283-0554.

Sat., Oct. 16 – Tuckahoe Woods. 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.

Sun., Oct. 17 – Laurel Valley. 9AM-11AM. 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: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.

Sat., Oct. 23 – Mecox Paddle. 10AM-Noon. Kayak the north shore of Mecox Bay and meander into Hayground Cove and Calf Creek. Put-In south end of Mohawk Ave., Water Mill. Bring your own kayakand paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. Vincent Scerbinski, 631 287-2713 or 

Sun., Oct. 24 – 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., Oct. 30 – Morton Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Morton’s Preserve on Noyac Rd for a moderately-paced 3 mile beach hike on Jessup’s Neck with views of Great Peconic Bay. The US Fish & Wildlife Service charges a $4.00 parking fee to support this Refuge. Leader: Chip Dineen, 646-221-8225.

Sun., Oct. 31 – Sears Bellows. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the parking area on Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike through the amazing Long Island Pine Barrens with pond views. 

Leader:  Liz Karpin, 631-728-6492; 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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