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


We set aside these gifts of Earth,

tranquil ponds and open spaces

So all who follow know their worth,

in lives enriched by special places.

- Jay Schneiderman


This month the East End will be in bloom as never before. There will be buds and flowers at every turn of our hikes.  Please note the start of Daylight Savings Time on April 7 at 2:00 AM. Our hike on that day will start at our normal time of 10:00 AM.  Our next meeting will be Monday May 6 at 7 30 at Ashawagh Hall.

CELEBRATE SPRING April 14, Sunday, Noon – 3:00 PM.


Reservations Required; Cut off date March 29.

For information:


April 3, Wednesday, 10AM: Miller's Ground (4 miles).

Mountain Laurel and a vernal pool, possibly with water still in it, are featured on this trek up and over the terminal moraine in Western East Hampton. Meet on Wainscott Northwest Rd. (Daniel’s Hole Rd.) north of the airport, where the power lines cross the road.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti

April 6, Saturday, 10AM: Waterfence (5-6 miles)

This stunningly beautiful 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 Route 27, about I mile east of Montauk Highway & Old Montauk Highway split, in Montauk.

Leader: Ed Porco

April 7, Sunday, l0AM: Paumanok Path Part 1 (4 miles)

Cross from Southampton into East Hampton Town on this hilly section of the Paumanok Path.  Moderately fast pace, with some interpretive stops. Bring snacks and liquids. Meet on the east side of East Hampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike (Route 114), at the intersection with Edward's Hole Rd. (a dirt road).

Leader: Rick Whalen

April 10, Wednesday, 10AM: Grace Estate (4 miles)

This grand hike will start at the Grace Estate and continue through forest and onto the shore of Cedar Point Park and loop back through the Grace Estate. Meet at the Schoolhouse Plaque on Northwest Rd. about 1/4 mile from the intersection with Alewive Brook Rd. in East Hampton's Northwest.

Leader: Gene Makl

April 13, Saturday, 10AM: Stony Hill (5 miles)

Join us on a newly rerouted section of the Paumanok Path, through the Oak Forest of Springs and the beech forest of Stony Hill. Meet on the corner of Springy Banks Rd. and Soak Hides Rd, just west of Three Mile Harbor, in East Hampton.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti

April 14, Sunday, l0AM: Paumanok Path Part 2 (6 miles)

Hike the Northwest Path (part of the Paumanok Path), through the beautiful white pine forest of East Hampton's Northwest Woods. Moderately fast pace, with some interpretive stops. Bring snacks and liquids. Meet at the Northwest Schoolhouse Plaque, at the dirt pull-off on the east side of Northwest Rd., 1/4 mile south of Alewive Brook Rd. intersection.

Leader: Rick Whalen

April 17, Wednesday, 10AM: Navy Road (4-5 miles)

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 Second House Rd. Go north (left turn) about one mile.  Turn left after the railroad tracks, which is Navy Rd., take to the end.

Leader: Ed Porco

April 20, Saturday, 10AM: Wainscot Hike (2-3 miles)

We will explore the history of beautiful Wainscott with a leader who is from the eleventh generation of one of the original families‑ Meet by the ocean end of Beach Lane between Georgica and Wainscott Ponds.

Leader: Hilary Osborn Malecki

April 21, Sunday, 10AM: Paumanok Path Part 3 (5 miles)

Hike the Paumanok Path through East Hampton's Northwest Woods.  Moderately fast pace, with some interpretive stops. Bring snacks and liquids. Meet at the end of Gardiner's Cove Rd. (don't block driveways), a dead end street on the west side of Three Mile Harbor Rd. 1/4 mile north of Springy Banks Rd.

Leader: Rick Whalen

April 24, Wednesday, 10AM: Money Pond (3-4 miles)

This hike will take you over hill and over dale to this huge pond. Bring your binoculars, the views when you reach The Point, are breathtaking.  Meet at Camp Hero Rd. on the south side of Rt. 27, one mile past Deep Hollow Ranch.

Leader: Ray Hartjan

April 27, Saturday, 10AM: Combination Loop Hike (7-8 miles)

This is a new combination of trails in the Northwest area of East Hampton‑ Bring plenty of water and snacks for this moderately paced hike. Meet at the Schoolhouse Plaque, on the east side of Northwest Rd, 1/4 mile from Alewife Brook Rd. intersection.

Leaders: Steve and Laurie Tamber


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