Guided hikes and kayaking in July

September 2021 Events

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Sept. 4 – 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., Sept. 4 – 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.

Sun., Sept. 5 – Tuckahoe Swamp. 9AM-10AM. Meet at the trailhead on Whites Lane 0.2 miles from North Magee Street or almost directly across from 42 Whites Lane. Moderately-paced 2 miles with flat terrain and very well cleared trails. 

Leader: Tim Corwin 631-204-7821

Two Event Saturday

Sat., Sept. 11 – Taylor Creek and Heady Creek Paddle, at the East End of Shinnecock Bay. Put in at 10AM on Boatmans Lane. Parking permits not required.  Montauk Hwy/Hill Street to Halsey Neck Lane in Southampton Village then south to end of Boatmans Lane. Bring your own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. 

Leader: Vincent Scerbinski, 631-287-2713.

Sat., Sept. 11 – Three Ponds. 9AM-11AM. Meet at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt for a moderately-paced 3.5 mile hike with spectacular views of Long Pond, Little Long Pond, and Crooked Pond. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sun., Sept. 12 – 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., Sept. 18 – Sunset Paddle. 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Meet at the ramp at the end of West Neck Point Road, Southampton. Explore Bullhead Bay, paddle around Ram Island and venture into Peconic Bay. Bring your own kayak, paddle & a sandwich and beverage for “On Water Dining!” Life jackets are mandatory.

Leader: Richard Ruffner, 631-234-6100 (Rain or lightening cancels) 

Sun., Sept. 19 – STPS Cocktail Party.  4PM – 6PM.  Meet at the North Sea Community House, 130 Noyack Road, Southampton. A Thank You Celebration of our trails and waterways! $30/ticket.

Our bonus this year: “Identifying East End Native Trees and Shrubs” a talk by Jackson Dodds, Certified Arborist. Visit our website for tickets, or call Mark Potter, 631-725-0450. 

Sat., Sept. 25 – Meadow Lane to Old Fort Pond Paddle. Put-In at 10AM at Munn Pt. Boardwalk. Parking Permits not required. – Montauk Hwy/Hill Street to Halsey Neck Lane in Southampton Village. Halsey Neck Lane south to Meadow Lane. Right on Meadow Lane for 3/4 mile. Bring your own kayak & paddle. Life jackets are mandatory. 

Leader: Vincent Scerbinski, 631-287-2713.

Sun., Sept. 26 – Barcelona Neck.  10AM-Noon. Meet at Sag Harbor Golf Club parking lot on Barcelona Neck Road off of Route 114, Sag Harbor. Moderately brisk 5.5 mile hike with views of Sag Harbor Bay, Northwest Creek and Harbor, Cedar Point Park, and Mashomack Preserve. Leader: Chip Dineen, 646-221-8225.

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


P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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