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

East Hampton Trails Preservation Society


Trees are the earth's endless effort

to speak to the listening heaven.

---Rabindranath Tagore

Hikes in August commence at 9 A.M.  For additional information about scheduled hikes, call  . There is no August members’ meeting.  The next meeting will be Monday, September 6th at 7:30 PM in Ashawagh Hall.


August 4, Wednesday   9 A.M            WATERFENCE  (5 miles)

This vigorous hike, a favorite of this hike leader, takes us on the Serpent’s Back Trail and along the shore to the Waterfence overlooking Napeague Bay.  Meet at the Overlook Parking lot off Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of the Old Montauk Highway fork, in Montauk.  

Leader: Ed Porco     


August 7, Saturday 9  A.M.                NORTHWEST/PAUMANOK PATH (4 miles)

This section of the Paumanok Path includes the majestic white pine forest -- the very embodiment of this month's quote, above.  Meet at the corner of Route 114 and Edward's Hole Road in East Hampton. 

Leaders: Helen and Larry Kutash 



August 7, Sat.  9 A.M   to Noon   TOWN  & COUNTRY BIKE RIDE (20 miles)

Starting out in the village, this tour will take us around and about with a visit to a farmer associated with the Peconic Land Trust. Bike helmets required. Meet at the East Hampton Library. Note: Leaders suggest that, in order to avoid breakdowns, you take your bike for a test ride a few days prior to this excursion. Call them on Friday for details.

Leaders: Lois Peltz and Jerry Brown 


August 11, Wednesday 9 A.M.  MONEY POND PLUS  (5 miles)

Locals gave this pond its provocative name based on stories that the renowned pirate Capt Kidd left some treasure buried there. Treasure or no, the pond is a jewel.  Come and see this natural jewel along a trail beginning in Point Woods and continuing in a loop that provides spectacular views of the ocean.  Meet at Camp Hero Road off Rte 27 about 1 mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk. 

Leader: Ed Porco 


August 14, Saturday  9 A.M     STONY HILL/SPRINGS ADVENTURE (5 miles)

This new addition to the Paumanok Path trail system features beech forests, kettle holes, holly trees, and glacial erratics.  Meet on Red Dirt Road about 1/4 mile from the intersection with Accabonac Road. 

Leader: Gene Makl 


August 18, Wednesday  9 A.M.                 GHOST TOWN HIKE (4 miles)

The author of the Ghost Town self-guided hike brochure will be the leader for today's tour of this historic area. He will provide expert commentary along various points of the lushly wooded trail. Meet at the Schoolhouse Plaque on Old Northwest Rd, about 3/10 of a mile from the intersection with Alewive Brook Rd in Northwest EH. 

Leader:  Lee Dion


August 21, Saturday  9 A.M        STEVE'S HIKE AND PICNIC  (3-4 miles)

After hiking in the Stony Hill area, we will picnic along serene Fresh Pond. Bring your own lunch; the drinks and watermelon will be provided. Meet at Fresh Pond parking lot at the end of Fresh Pond Road in Amagansett. 

Leader:  Steve Peskin 


August 25, Wed.  9 A.M.    JACOB'S FARM & GREEN RIVER CEMETERY  (2.5 miles)

We will walk the scenic two miles on the Jacob's Farm loop trail, then stop at the famous Green River Cemetery where the leader will fill us in on the history of the area.  Meet at Red Dirt Road, 1/4 mile from Accabonac Highway. 
Leader:  Nancy Kane 


August 28, Saturday  9 A.M.                  ROCKY POINT PLUS (3-4 miles)

One of the best hikes in Montauk!  The route goes from Navy Road to Rocky Point onto the Paumanok Path and beyond.  Meet at the end of Navy Road.  Directions:  Take Route 27 east to Second House Rd in Montauk.  Go north (left turn) about 1 mile.  Cross the LIRR tracks and make a left onto Navy Rd; follow the road to the parking lot at the end. 

Leaders: Steve and Laurie Tamber  


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