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Back by popular demand .... the East Hampton Trail Maps!

ATTN: This is the time for all those who have adopted trails to start their spring clean up.  Please notify Ed-Porco at of problem areas.  All clothing that has not been picked up since last fall will be available at the April hikes. The April meeting of the EHTPS will be Monday April 2 at 7:30 at Ashawagh Hall.  For additional hike information call .


Sunday, April 1, Grace Estate 10AM (3-4 miles)

Hardwood forests and shorelines will delight all. Meet at the School House Plaque on Northwest Road about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewife Brook Road in the Northwest area of East Hampton. Leader: Victoria Bond

Wednesday, April 4, Seat Haul-out 10AM (2 1/2 miles)

If conditions are right we will observe these interesting creatures sunning themselves on the rocks. For this, found trip, walkthrough a Maritime forest, dress warmly against the Block Island Sound winds. Meet at Camp Hero Rd., a right turn off Rt. 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk.  Remember to bring binoculars.

Leader: Ken Beiger

Saturday, April 7, Hither Woods 10AM (3-4 miles)

Follow the coastal trail through the Old Navy base and the sand pits around Redmond's Bend and Rocky Point to the Tarworks Then loop around to the starting point via Old North Rd., on this walk through the northeast corner of Hither Woods. Meet at the end of Navy Rd., by way of Second House Road, in Montauk.

Leader: John Benedict

Sunday, April 8, Napeague & Hither Woods 10AM (15 miles)

Hike the Paumanok Path across the sandy, pineclad isthmus of Napeague Beach, en route to the shore of Napeague Harbor. The Hither woods section of the hike features beautiful Fresh Pond, rugged bluffs and the new Suffolk County preserve at Laurel Canyon. This will be a fast paced hike with few stops. Please bring lunch and liquids.  Meet at Kirk Park Beach parking lot, south side of Montauk Hwy. in downtown Montauk.

Leader: Rick Whalen

Wednesday, April 11, Maidstone Park 10AM (2-3 miles).

Two double loops break up this road and beach walk in the Maidstone area of the Springs.  Enjoy some history and beautiful views of Gardiners Bay and Three Mile Harbor. Meet at the picnic area at the top of the hill on Maidstone Park Road, just beyond Michael’s Restaurant, via Three Mile Harbor Rd. and Flaggy Hole Rd. in East Hampton.

Leader: Nancy Kane

Saturday, April 14 Hither Woods 10AM: (5 miles)

This stunning hike takes us up Serpents Path, along the shore to the Waterfence overlooking Napeague Bay. Meet at the Hither Hills overlook parking tot-off Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of Montauk Highway & Old Montauk Highway split in Montauk.

Leader: Ed Porco

Wednesday, April 18, Oyster Pond 10AM (3-4 miles)

We will travel through Theodore Roosevelt County Park, view the beautiful Oyster Pond and Block Island Sound. Meet at Third House in Theodore Roosevelt County Park in Montauk.

Leader: Ed Porco

Saturday, April 21 Lower Springs 10AM (3 miles)

As part of this year's annual "East End Cleanup", we will do a combination hike and litter collection. As an added attraction, we will view Three Mile Harbor from the recently constructed Tanbark Creek Bridge. Wear work gloves and we will supply trash bags. Meet at the intersection of Springy Banks Rd. and Soak Hides Rd. in East Hampton.

Leader: Gene Makl

Wednesday, April 26, Big Reed Pond 10AM (3-4 miles)

Enjoy many beautiful water views of Big Reed Pond, including a Registered Natural Landmark. Meet at the parking area off Eastlake Drive, about 2 miles north of the intersection with Rt. 27 in Montauk.

Leader: Ray Hartjen

Saturday, April 28, Old Barcelona 10AM (3 miles)

This hike passes through a preserve of nearly every kind of ecosystem found on the East End. We will also see two spectacular views of Northwest Harbor from different blowouts through the cliffs. Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Course off Rt. 114 in East Hampton.

Leader: Nancy Kane


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