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East Hampton Trails Preservation Society

June 2000


Saturday, June 3, 10:00 A.M.  Napeague Bay  (4 mile hike)

This trail begins at the bay and ends at the bay, but in-between is an ecological wonderland of forest, wetlands and cranberry dunes.  Meet at the picnic area at the end of Fresh Pond Road in Amagansett.

Leader: Gene Makl

Sunday, June 4, 9:00 A.M.  Hither Woods from the East

Panoramic views from the Paumanok Path’s coastal trail.  Pass by the old Navy Base around Redmond’s Bend and Rocky Point, then loop around to the starting point using Old North Road on this 4 mile walk, fast pace.  Meet at the end of Navy Road in Montauk.  At the last trails meeting, Rick indicated that he would be taking the hike to a beautiful new re-route of the Paumanok Path.  Prepare to be pleasantly surprised!

Directions: Coming from the west, 3 miles past Hither Hills Overlook, make a left onto Second House Road and follow it for one mile.  Where the road curves continue travelling straight onto Navy Road.  Cross over railroad tracks, take the next left and follow this road to its end.

Leader: Rick Whalen (EHTPS)

Sunday, June 4, 9:00 A.M. Third House to Oyster Pond  (4 miles)

Start at historical Third House in Montauk and travel through Theodore Roosevelt County Park.  Beautiful view of Oyster Pond and Block Island Sound from Cornergate then on to NYS Park property.  Pass Hetty’s Hole, over Ogdon’s Brook Bridge and return via beautiful Point Woods.  Meet at Camp Hero Road, in Montauk. 

Directions: Make a right turn off Rt. 27, about 1.5 miles east of Deep Hollow Ranch.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti  (EHTPS)

Sunday, June 4, 11:00 A.M. East Hampton Hike to the Long Pond Greenbelt in Southampton (4.5 miles)

Be among the first to hike the Paumanok Path from East Hampton to the Long Pond Greenbelt, Knob and kettle topography, with oak / laurel woods.  When you arrive at the Long Pond Greenbelt, you can continue your hike through the Greenbelt with the Nature Conservancy’s Stewart Lowrie.  Meet at the intersection of Edwards Hole Road and Rt. 114. 

Leader: Ed Porco

*1:30 P.M. Long Pond Greenbelt: Nature Conservancy's Stuart Lowrie, Director
of Conservation Programs and Government Relations, leads hike to Long Pond
The Greenbelt encompasses a magnificent 1,100-acre expanse of interconnected ponds, woods, and wetlands that stretches nine miles.  Stewart is very knowledgeable and he gives a great interpretive hike.  Hike will last approx. 2 hours

Directions: Off 27, just east of the town of Bridgehampton.  Travel north on Sagg Rd. to Round Pond Lane.  Meet at the end of Round Pond Lane, Sag Harbor.

Wednesday, June 7, 10A.M.  Exercise Hike (3-4 miles)

This will be a “at your own pace” exercise hike along farmland and through a beautiful beech forest.  Bring water.  Meet on Abraham’s Path in western Amagansett about 2/10 mile north of intersection with Town Lane.

Leader:  Ethel Pulaski

 Saturday, June 10, 1P.M.  Old Ghost Town (4-5 miles)

This is the inauguration of our first self guided hike led by the writer.  Please bring the enclosed colored insert.  Meet at the School House Plaque on Old Northwest Road about 3/10 of a mile from the intersection with Alewife Brook Road in the Northwest.

Leader: Lee Dion

Wednesday, June 14, 10A.M.  Sammis Beach (3 miles). 

You have all been reading about it now come and walk the beautiful shoreline and view Three Mile Harbor wetlands.  See for yourself a restoration in progress.  Meet at the end of Old House Landing Road, via Alewife Brook road, in the Northwest section of East Hampton.

Leader:  Nancy Kane

Saturday, June 17, 10A.M.  White Pine Forest (3 – 4 miles)

One of our most beautiful hikes.  Experience the grandeur of the most majestic stand of white pines on Long Island.  Discover the secret of Jason’s Rock and visit the gravesite of young Benjamin Hubbard.  Meet at the intersection of Swamp Road and Bull Path in East Hampton’s Northwest

Leader: Richard Lupoletti.

Sunday, June 18, 10A.M.  Miller’s Ground (3 – 4 miles)

This hike over the rolling hills of Wainscott is becoming one of our favorites.  It offers old yet small oak trees and a serpentine trail.  Meet on Wainscott Northwest Rd. (also known as Daniel’s Hole Road) under the power lines, north of the East Hampton airport.

Leader: Victoria Bond.

Wednesday, June 21, 10A.M.  Point Woods Trail (3 to 4 miles)

Experience the spectacular bluffs overlooking the Atlantic, the lush holly, birch, beech and sycamore of Camp Hero on this beautiful trail.  Meet on Camp Hero Road in Montauk, a right turn off route 27, about 1 mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch.

Leader: Ed Porco

Saturday, June 24, 10A.M.  Northwest Path (4 miles)

The hike leaders of this beautiful trail will be showing off their adopted portion of the Paumanok Path.  As we hike along be sure to comment on the pristine condition of the trail.  Meet at the corner of Edwards Hole Road and Route 114.

Leaders: Helen and Larry Kutash

Wednesday June 28, 10A.M.  Lower Northwest (5 miles)

This hike starts at a preserved waterfront property, then along a horse jump trail, past the old Peach Orchard and winds through an oak-pine forest.  Meet at the School House Plaque on Northwest Road about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewife Brook Road in the Northwest.

Leader: Gene Makl



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