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

  The deer
Are licking
The first frost
From one another's coats.
--- Issa---

The crisp air and bare trees offer a special type of beauty this time of the year.  We will offer both long and regular hikes, at various locations, to enable our hikers to fully appreciate this time of year in the East End. 

The next meeting of the EHTPS will be Monday, November 4 at 7:30PM at Ashawaugh Hall.

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Please vote YES on November 5 to extend the expiration date of the 2% real estate transfer tax in connection with the East Hampton Community Preservation Fund for the purchase of open space.  Your vote DOES count!

November 2, Saturday, 10AM: Camp Hero Inaugural Hike (3 miles).

This is our first hike to take place in the former military base Camp Hero, now known as Camp Hero State Park.  The hike will be led by Tom Dess, the Superintendent of Montauk State Parks.  We will meet at the end of Camp Hero Rd. right turn off Rt. 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch, in Montauk.    

Leader: Tom Dess

November 6, Wednesday, 10AM: Napeague Bay to Bay (4 miles). 

Water, woods and words will follow us from Fresh Pond to Promised Land. Meet at the entrance to Multi Aquaculture Systems (Fish Farm) on Cranberry Hole Road in Napeague. 

Leader: Gene Makl

November 9, Saturday, 10AM: Buckskill Dual Hike (3 miles or 7 miles). 

Walk one or both Buckskill loops.  Either way you end up refreshed and exhilarated.  Meet at the intersection of Rt. 114 and Stephen Hand's Path in East Hampton.

Please DO NOT park in the vegetable stand parking lot.

Leader: Richard Lupoletti 

November 13, Wednesday, 10AM: Lost Boulder (3- 4 mile loop) 

Enjoy spectacular views from Panorama then visit the famous Lost Boulder.

Meet at the Montauk Recycling Center on the north side of Rt. 27 about 2 miles west of Montauk Center. 

Leader: Joan Porco 

November 16, Saturday, 10AM: Combination Loop (either 4 miles or 8 miles)

Hike this 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. ¼ mile from Alewife Brook Rd. intersection.  

Leaders: Steve and Laurie Tamber 329- 3201

November 20, Wednesday, 10AM: Right of Way (4 miles) 

We will hike this lovely unseen trail that parallels Rt.27.  It begins just outside the center of Montauk and winds through an unexpected forest.  Meet at the Montauk Library parking lot on the east side of town. Leader: Eva Moore 

November 23, Saturday, 10AM: Napeague Dunes Hike (3 miles).

We will learn all about the beauty of this area as we hike amongst the many cranberry plants, just in time for our Thanksgiving feast. The pace will be moderate and the atmosphere mellow.  Meet at the end of Napeague Harbor Road off Rt. 27 in Napeague. 

Leader: Lee Dion

November 27, Wednesday, 10AM: Farm Hike (3-4 miles). 

We will 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, in East Hampton.

Leader: Ethel Pulaski  

November 29, Friday, 10AM: Long Pond Greenbelt (4 miles).

This hike is the first on our holiday schedule. It is a lovely hike in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor and will take us by Long Pond as well as several other ponds in this park.  Meet at the parking lot to Mashashimuet Park at the intersection of Jermain Ave. and Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. 

Leader: Jill Barber 

November 30, Saturday, 10AM:  Hither Woods (11 miles)

We will hike on the beautiful hilly Paumanok Path where we will enjoy stunning panoramic views.  The pace will be at about 21/2 miles per hour.  Please bring sufficient liquids, snacks and lunch.  Meet at the Montauk Recycling Center on the north side of Rt. 27, about 2 miles west of Montauk Center.  Leader: Judy Kossover

December 1, Sunday, 10AM:  Oyster Pond  (3-4 miles) 

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

Leader: Ed Porco

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