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

East Hampton Trails Preservation Society


Find the seed at the bottom of your heart,

and bring forth a flower.

--Shigenori Kameoka

For additional information about any of the scheduled hikes, call .
The next EHTPS meeting will be held on Monday, June 7th at 7:30 PM in Ashawagh Hall.

May 1 , Saturday  10 A.M.                     WAINSCOTT HISTORY HIKE (2-3 miles)

We will explore the history of beautiful Wainscott Village with a leader whose family has been there for nine generations. Meet at the end of Beach Lane between Georgica and Wainscott Ponds.
Leader: Hilary Osborn Malecki


May 1,  Saturday   10 A.M  to 12 Noon                     INTRO TO SEA KAYAKING

A free paddling clinic for beginners taught by Mike Bottini.  Topics to be covered include safety, equipment, and paddling technique.  Location:  Northwest Harbor area.  Kayaks provided.  Reservations a must.  Limited to 20.  Call Mike Bottini at for reservations and directions.


May 5,  Wednesday   10 A.M.                                  BARCELONA  PARK (3 miles)

This 828 acre preserve includes spectacular dunes and views of Northeast Creek and Northwest Harbor.  Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Course off Route 114.

Leader:  Nancy Kane  



May 8,  Saturday  10 A.M.                                      MILE HILL ROAD (4 miles)
A trek through peaceful woods with an added highlight of great views of Northwest Harbor. Meet at the School House Plaque on Northwest Rd, about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewive Brook Rd in EH.
Leader: Gene Makl  

May 12 , Wednesday   10 A.M.                         DOGWOOD HIKE (3-4 miles)

This hike will offer something for everyone. The combination of forest, shore and, hopefully, dogwood trees in bloom will prove a pleasure to all. Meet at the School House Plaque on Northwest Rd. about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewive Brook Road in the Northwest section of East Hampton. 
Leader: Lee Dion

May 15,  Saturday 10 A.M.         POETRY HIKE AT SAMMY’S BEACH (3 miles)

Express yourself and celebrate the season with a morning of “culture and nature” on the seashore of Sammy’s Beach. We will stop twice along the way for poetry readings.  BYOP (bring your own poem) written by you or someone else.  Both readers and listeners are welcome.  Meet at the end of Sammy’s Beach Road off Old House Landing Road, via Alewive Brook Rd.  Poetry websites you might want to visit prior to the hike:  ;   http://www.poetry.com.au   

Leaders:  Leeanne Domash and Laurie Adler  


DOGWOOD HIKE  Encore Presentation  (See Wed, May 12th)

May 19 , Wednesday  10 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 Hither Hills West Overlook on Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of the Old Montauk Highway fork, in Montauk.   

Leader : Ed Porco     



We’ll start at the hike leaders’ home and enjoy a vigorous  hike through piney woods and a quaint neighborhood, then back to the house for coffee and bagels.  Meet at 8  Waterhole Rd, East Hampton. 
Leaders:  Steve and Laurie Tamber 


May 26 , Wednesday 10 A.M.               STONY HILL FARM WALK (3-4 miles)

This popular hike meanders through a lush beech forest and past a working farm.  Meet on Abrahams Path in western Amagansett about 2/10 mile north of the intersection with Town Lane in East Hampton. Leader:  Gene Makl 


“HITHER”/ Ocean View Trail (3 miles)
A somewhat up- and- down trail through the spectacular Hither Woods.  Meet at Hither Hills West Overlook on Rt 27, about 1 mile east of the Old Montauk Highway fork.

Leader: Eva Moore 

“YON”/ Point Woods and Beyond  (7-8 miles)

This long hike takes us along all the major trails in the eastern part of Montauk ; stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Block Island Sound, Money Pond, Oyster Pond, and Ogdens Brook.  Bring food and refreshing drinks.  Meet on Camp Hero Rd. off Rt. 27 about 1 mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk.

Leader: Ed Porco         


May 30, Sunday  10 A.M.             NORTHWEST DELIGHTS  (5-6 miles)

The leaders invite us to explore some of their favorite woodland paths and beaches on a scenic Memorial Day hike.  Bring refreshing drinks and trail snacks. Meet at School House Plaque on Northwest Rd, about 3/10 mile from the intersection with Alewive Brook Rd in EH. 

Leaders: Jeri Wellman and Nick Bryan  


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