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

Well, now, let's be off!
Let's go snow-viewing
     Till we tumble over!

Quiet, cold and beautiful.  Our trails are dormant waiting for the sounds of our foot steps.  For hike information call .  The next meeting of the EHTPS will be Monday, February 3 at 7:30PM at Ashawaugh Hall.

February 1, Saturday, at 10AM: Money Pond Plus (5 miles).
Capt. Cook allegedly buried his treasure somewhere near Money Pond.  Come help us check it out and complete the loop with spectacular views of the ocean and the more tangible "treasures" of Point Woods.  Meet on Camp Hero Rd. Off Rt.27 about 1 mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk. 

Leader: Richard Lupoletti 

February 5, Wednesday, at 10AM: Point Woods (3-4 miles).
Experience the spectacular bluffs overlooking the Atlantic along with the lush holly, birch, beech and sycamore trees of Camp Hero on this beautiful trail.  Meet on Camp Hero Rd. in Montauk, south turn off Rt. 27.  

Leader: Joan Porco 

February 8, Saturday, at 10AM: Waterfence (5+ miles).
This stunning hikes takes us on the Serpent's Back Trail and along the shore to the Waterfence overlooking Napeague Bay.  Meet at Hither Hills Overlook parking lot off Rt.27, about 1 mile east of Montauk Highway and Old Montauk Highway split, in Montauk. 

Leader: Ed Porco 

February 9, Sunday, at NOON: Seal Haulout (21/2 miles).
If conditions are right we will observe these interesting creatures sunning themselves on the rocks. Dress warmly.  Meet at Camp Hero Rd., south off Rt. 27.  Remember to bring binoculars. 

Leaders: Ginny and Ed Schmidt 

February 12, Wednesday, at 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 

February 15, Saturday, at 10AM: Ghost Town (4+ miles).

This is a hike designed as a self guided hike or a guided hike.  We will have 2 leaders today to guide us through East Hampton's authentic Ghost Town.  Meet at the School House Plaque on Old Northwest Rd. About 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewife Brook Rd., in the Northwest.

Leaders: Laurie and Steve Tambor

February 16, Sunday, at NOON: Walk in Woods (10-12+miles).
Rigorous hike in the deep winter beauty of one of L.I. largest and most secluded natural areas, Hither Woods.  Please wear proper winter clothing and bring food and plenty of liquids.  We will finish at dusk or later.  Meet at Montauk's Recycling Center, north side of Rt., 27, 2 miles east of the Hither Hills Overlook parking area. 

Leader: Rick Whalen

February 19, Wednesday, at 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

February 22, Saturday at 10AM: Hither Woods (8-miles)
This hilly, challenging route will start at the overlook, go through Ram Level, past Flaggy Hole and Fresh Pond and finishing uphill through the downs.  This hike will be brisk paced.  Dress for windy conditions.  Bring snacks and plenty of water.
Leaders: Tom and Amy Ruhle

February 23, Sunday at 10:30AM: Seal Haulout (21/2 miles).
For this 2 1/2 mile seal viewing treat, dress warmly against the Block Island Sound winds.  Meet at Camp Hero Rd., on the south side of Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk.  Bring binoculars. 

Leader: Ray Hartjen

February 26, Wednesday at 10AM: Jacob's Farm Plus (2+miles).
We will hike Jacob's Farm and then through the Green Cemetery in the Springs area of East Hampton.  Meet at Red Dirt Rd. about ¼ mile from the point it intersects with Accobonac Highway.

Leader: Nancy Kane


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