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East Hampton Trails Preservation Society




June 2006

Quote of the month

All walking is discovery. On foot

we take the time to see things whole.

--Hal Borland




For more information about any of these scheduled hikes, call .

The next EHTPS meeting will be held on Monday, June 12th at 7:30 PM in Ashawagh Hall, Springs.   All are welcome. Check our new Website for schedules, announcements, and other features www.ehtps.org


June 3 , Saturday   10 A.M.    National Trails Day     LADY’S-SLIPPER HIKE (2-3 miles)                              

To guarantee seeing the beautiful pink lady’s-slipper orchid, the hike leader will have us meet at his own natural garden.  He assures us we will see many of these beauties.  How can we resist?  Meet at the intersection of Hands Creek Rd and Oak View Highway in East Hampton.  

Leader:  Lee Dion  


June 7, Wednesday   9:30 A.M. MASHOMACK PARK HIKE AND LUNCH (6 miles)                                    

Bring your cameras and binoculars for this beautiful, moderately paced hike on part of the famed 2100 acre preserve on Shelter Island.  Following the hike we will drive to a local restaurant for a refreshing lunch. We’ll meet 9:30 A.M. at the South Ferry dock to set up carpools. Call the leaders by Monday, June 5 th   to reserve your place at lunch.

Steve and Laurie Tamber 


June 10, Saturday   10 A.M                                                  LOST BOULDER (3-4 miles)

This scenic hike has spectacular views including the famous “Lost Boulder” and trails lined with mountain laurel. Meet at the Montauk Recycling Center on the north side of Rt. 27 about 2 miles west of downtown Montauk. 

Leaders: Steve and Laurie Tamber


June 10, Saturday   9 A.M.                      KAYAK PADDLE   3 Mile Harbor/Goose Creek

Our kayaking season starts early this year with a visit to beautiful Goose Creek along the shore of Sammy’s Beach and a stop at Dayton Island, purchased and preserved by the

Town, at the inlet to Three Mile Harbor.  BYO boat or call Amagansett Beach and Bicycle () for a rental.   Meet at Maidstone Park on the beach at the inlet.  Life vests are required .  Leader: Richard Lupoletti


June 10, Saturday   9:30 A.M.                                                 BIKE RIDE TO GREENPORT

On this leisurely cycling sojourn we will bike through Shelter Island via back roads to North Ferry and cross over to Greenport for a visit with a financer-turned-oyster farmer.  Meet at South Ferry in North Haven at 9:30.

Leaders: Lois Peltz and Jerry Brown 


  June 11, Sunday   9 A.M.           HITHER WOODS – BAY TO OCEAN (8-10 miles)

Bring lunch for a pre-noon picnic overlooking the Atlantic as we hike from bay to ocean through the lush, almost summer forests of Hither Woods. Moderate pace.  Meet at Rod’s Valley Park, western end of Navy Road, Montauk. (Directions: Rte 27 to Second House Rd; bear left at curve, cross RR tracks.  Turn left onto Navy Rd and continue to end.)

Leader: Rick Whalen  


June 14, Wednesday 10 A.M.                                        MILLER’S GROUND (4 miles)

This challenging hike over the rolling hills of Wainscott will take us to the second highest point in EH Town and past a small but beautiful vernal pool.  With luck the mountain laurel will be in glorious bloom.  Meet on Wainscott Northwest Road (also known as Daniel’s Hole Road) and the Power Line Rd, north of the EH airport. 

Leader: Richard Lupoletti 


 June 17, Saturday 10 A.M.                                STONY HILL/JACOB’S FARM   (4 miles)

On this moderately paced hike we will enjoy two forests of contrasting landscapes and atmospheres. Along the way we will pay a brief visit to Green River Cemetery, resting place of many famous artists and writers.    Meet on Red Dirt Road about ¼ mile east of Accabonac Rd.  Leader: Richard Lupoletti                                


June 21 , Wednesday   10 A.M.                        BEACH AND ART BARGE (2+ miles)

We will walk on one of the prettiest bay beaches on the East End as we make our way to the Art Barge, where we will be greeted with coffee and a tour of one of East Hampton’s landmarks.  Turn north on Napeague Harbor Road from Rt 27 and park near the first road to the left.

Leader: Nancy Kane


June 24,   Saturday 7 A.M.                                     EARLY BIRD HIKE ( 2 to 5 miles)

If you like to rise and shine early, a brisk walk around Jacob’s Farm followed by an optional second loop in shadier, hillier Stony Hill might be the perfect way to start your day.  Meet on Red Dirt Road about ¼ mile east of Accabonac Rd. 

Leader: Jim Zajac                                


June 24, Saturday 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 Overlook Parking lot off Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of the Old Montauk Highway fork, in Montauk.

Leader : Ed Porco      


June 28 , Wednesday 10 A.M.       GOFF POINT AND HICKS ISLAND HIKE (4 miles)

This new hike takes us along the beach in Napeague as far as Goff Point, then onto Hicks Island, now accessible by foot.  Extensive beach walking.  Meet at the entrance to the Walking Dunes at the end of Napeague Harbor Rd. 

Leader: Nick Stephens



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