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

The July meeting of the EHTPS will be Monday, July 9 at 7:30 at Ashawagh Hall.



One day in the country is worth a month in town. - Christina Rossetti

Please note, for the months of July and August our hikes will begin at AM. The EHTPS picnic will be held on Friday, July 27 at 6:30 PM.

Sunday, July 1 (3-4 miles) Lone Grave Hike AM.

Experience the grandeur of the most majestic stand of white pines on Long Island, with visits to Chatfield’s Hole, Two Holes of Water and the lone grave of young Benjamin Hubbard. Meet at the intersection of Swamp Rd. and Bull Path in East Hampton's Northwest.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti

Wednesday, July 4 (2 and 4 mile options) East Hampton Village 9AM.

This road and beach walk begins at the Nature Preserve on David's Lane just west of the intersection with Egypt Lane. We will walk past the Maidstone Club and along a stretch of ocean beach. An additional two miles will take us down quiet lanes and through a portion of the Nature Preserve.

Leader: Nancy Kane

Wednesday, July 4 (1-2 miles) Full Moon & Fireworks 8PM.

Imagine a full moon and fireworks all taking place on the spectacular Walking Dunes in Montauk.

We will need the help of Mother Nature and the East Hampton Fire Department for it all to take place successfully. Flashlights and long pants are suggested. Meet at the end of Napeague Harbor Rd., just past the Art Barge, off Rt. 27.

Leader: Lee Dion

Saturday, July 7(4 miles) Stony Hill 9AM.

Picture this, a hike that will take us by a beautiful beech forest and a portion of a working farm.

Meet at Fresh Pond Parking lot at the end of Fresh Pond Rd. in Amagansett.

Leader: Irwin Butensky

Saturday, July 7 Accabonac Paddle AM-11:30AM.

The paddle around Accabonac Harbor will include ecology, some history and place names.  Wind and weather permitting, there will also be a visit to a fish trap. Meet at Landing Lane, off Old Stone Highway, in the Springs.

Contact the hike leader, Mike Bottini, at if you need a kayak.

Wednesday, July 11 (5 -6 miles) Hither Woods 9AM.

This stunning hike takes us on the Serpent's Back Trail and along the shore to the Waterfence overlooking Napeague Bay. Meet at the Hither Hills overlook parking lot off Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of Montauk Highway & Old Montauk Highway split in Montauk.

Leader: Ed Porco

Wednesday, July 11 Lazy Point Paddle 9AM - Noon.

Circumnavigate Hicks Island from Lazy Point. Visit endangered species nesting in the area and a shellfish hatchery grow-out site. Hear about the history of the fish factories in the area. Meet at the end of Lazy Point Rd., in Amagansett, at the wind surfing access point.

Contact the hike leader, Mike Bottini, at if you need a kayak.

Saturday, July 14 (3 miles) Northwest Woods 9AM.

This is a variation on a favorite hike. This loop will take us to Grassy Hollow and Scoys Pond Rd., Ralph's Landing Rd. and then back again to our starting place. Meet at the intersection of Hands Creek Rd. and Blueberry Knolls in East Hampton's Northwest.

Leader: Richard Roth

Wednesday, July 18 (2 miles) Lily Hill Cemetery 9AM.

Be among the first to hike this newly rerouted neighborhood trail to the cemetery of the Dominys, an illustrious line of early East Hampton craftsmen. Meet on Spring Close Hwy in East Hampton, midway between Rt. 27 and Town Lane, just north of LIRR overpass.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti

Saturday, July 21 (4 miles) Grace Estate 9AM.

A beautiful sunny day and a hike in the woods. The combination of forest and shore will please us all. Meet at the School House Plaque on Northwest Rd, about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewife Brook Rd. in East Hampton's Northwest.

Leader: Gene Makl

Wednesday, (4 miles) July 25 Jump Trail Hike and Moveable Feast 9AM.

We will meet at the intersection of Hands Creek Road and Van Scoys Path in East Hampton's Northwest and hike the Jump Trail loop. This wooded trail will return us to the home of our hike leader for refreshments.

Leader: Gene Makl


East Hampton Trails Preservation Society’s Annual Beach Party.

Indian Wells Beach, Amagansett Picnic - Parking stickers not required after 6PM.

Please sign up to bring one of your favorite appetizers, side dishes or deserts.  EHTPS will provide a BBQ, hot dogs and hamburgers, a wine/beer bar will be provided with soft drinks along with all utensils.  All you have to do is bring a beach chair, sweater and food contribution. 

RSVP to Niki and Joe Lombardi or fax by Thursday July 12.

Saturday, July 28 (4-5 miles) Rocky Point 9AM.

A variation on an interesting and pleasant Montauk hike. From Navy Road to Rocky Point onto the Paumanok Path and past Lost Boulder. Take Rt. 27 east to 2nd House Rd. Go north (left turn) about one mile. Make a left after the railroad tracks, which is Navy Rd., take to the end.

Leader: Ed Porco





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