Guided hikes

September 2023 Events

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Sept. 2 – Bay To Ocean Trail South. 9AM-11 AM. Meet at 115 Farm Court, in Sagaponack.This moderately-paced 4 mile walk will take us along mowed grass trails through beautiful farm fields down to Peters Pond Beach and back. Leader: Chip Dineen, 646-221-8225.

Sat., Sept. 2 – HOT Ride at Caumsett State Park. Riders up and ready to go by 1PM.  Meet at 25 Lloyd Harbor Rd, Huntington. BYO horse and helmet. Must be STPS member – can sign up day of ride. Helmets required for insurance purposes.

Riders are responsible for their own park pass. To sign up and get more info please contact:

Debbie Neumann: or Val:

Thurs., Sept. 7 Monthly Zoom Meeting. 7:00PM. All are welcome! Join Zoom Meeting

Sat., Sept. 9 – Barrel Hill. 9AM-11AM. Parking 100 feet east of 171 Edge of Woods Road, Southampton. Hike to Barrel Hill and then to the panoramic view of the SYS Overlook. Terrain is hilly.  Moderately paced 3 1/2 mile hike.  Leader: Tim Corwin 631-204-7821.

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Sept. 16 – Sag Harbor Cove and Otter Pond 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 not required. Meander around Sag Harbor Cove and Otter Pond. Enjoy a Brown Bag Lunch at Elena Atkin’s water-front home.   Bring your own kayak and paddle. Life jackets with attached whistle are mandatory. Leader: Vincent Scerbinski, 631-287-2713 –

Sat., Sept. 16 – Paumanok Path to the Anna & Daniel Mulvihill Preserve. 8:30AM-10AM. Park along the road across from 1668 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike through oak forest with views of glacial erratics and kettleholes. Unique and varied terrain with ponds and streams. Leader; Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689. 

Sun., Sept. 17 – Ponquogue Beach Walk. 9:30AM-11:00AM. 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., Sept. 23 – Kurt Billing Loop. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the kiosk on Sebonac Road, Southampton, 1/3 mile 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., Sept. 24 – Whiskey Hill. 9AM-10AM. Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path (heading east), Bridgehampton. Moderately-paced 1.7 mile hike with ocean views from top of moraine with kettlehole ponds and an enormous glacial erratic along the way.

Leader: Jean Mc Dermott, 631-599-2391.

Tues., Sept. 26 -Paddle North Fork Bays and Creeks. Put-In at 10 am at Helen’s Aquebogue home. BYO all personal gear and your kayak/canoe. Don’t own one?  Ask a few days before Tuesday Sep 26 to borrow one from Helen.  No first-time paddlers. Plan on 2 – 3 hours on the water wearing a life jacket with an attached whistle. Stay afterwards to socialize.  Pouring rain or wind above 10 mph cancels.   To register and for details, contact Helen any day from 9 am to 9 pm 631-779-3236 home, 631-523-7889 cell, Rain/wind date is Wed Sep 27.

Sat., Sept. 30 – STPS Brunch. 11AM-2PM. Edgewater Restaurant, 295 E. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, $40.00/person.

For reservation call Mark Potter, 631-488-7103.

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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