Guided hikes

April 2024 Events

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

Two Event Saturday

Sat., April 6- Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8-9. Help STPS clean up litter from our adopted road. Meet on Narrow lane and east corner of Norris Lane, Bridgehampton. Bring gloves. Free 2024 membership to new volunteers!

Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., April 6 – Tuckahoe Swamp. 10-11:30. Meet at the kiosk across from 42 Whites Lane (1/4 mile west of North Magee Street) in Southampton, easy 2 mile hike, flat terrain, but can be slightly muddy. Leashed dogs welcome. Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.

Sun., April 7 – Whiskey Hill.  10AM-11AM. 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.

Two Event Saturday

Fri. & Sat., April 12 & 13 – Seatuck Long Island Nature Organization Conference at  Brookhaven National Laboratory. 8AM. This annual event brings together Long Island’s leading naturalists to exchange current information, identifies research and management needs, and encourages collaborations and a greater region-wide interest in Long Island’s natural history. $50/two day ticket. To purchase tickets –

Sat., April 13 – SYS to Long Springs. 10AM-Noon. Meet at Southampton Youth Services (SYS), 1370A Majors Path, Southampton. Join us on a beautiful moderately-paced 4 mile hike where we will learn about invasive plant species on Long Island and what we can do to help. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Leaders: Chris Cole & Kate Rummel. 516-702-8172 or 551-206-8123.

Sun., April 14 – 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., April 20 – MILLER’S GROUND, a joint hike of the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, Southampton Trails Preservation Society, and Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

Meet at 10:00 on Wainscott Northwest Road, where electric power lines cross the road, approx. 0.7 mile north of East Hampton Airport terminal building. Ramble around on the high forested hills at Miller’s Ground, just inside East Hampton Town and north of the East Hampton Airport. Beautiful woods match interesting trails with some switchbacks. Topography makes this a challenging hike by Long Island standards. Distance: ~5 miles; moderate pace but some steep hills. Bring snacks, liquids & tick protection.

Info only, call Rick: (631) 275-8539. Email:

Sun., April 21 – Black Owl Trail.  9:30-12. Meet at Spinney Road trail head off Route 24, Flanders. Views of Mill creek and Owl pond.  Moderately-paced 4.5 miles. Leader: Liz Karpin, 516-320-0761.

Sat., April 27 and Sun., April 28 – Great East End Cleanup. Volunteer to clean up our trails! For more information call Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

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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