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Southampton Trails Preservation Society

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2008 Hikes / Rides / Events

Most Thursdays S.T.P.S. has a work party. Volunteers are always welcome. Call Ken Bieger, .

Thurs., April 3-S.T.P.S. Monthly Meeting. 7PM-9PM. Meet at Southampton Town Hall lower level meeting room. All are welcome. Glorian Berk, .

Sat., April 5-Longshanks # 4. 10AM-???.  Join our friends from East Hampton Trails Society for this 11 mile Northwest adventure. Meet at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton Turnpike.  Walk from Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton, to the Nature Center in Bridgehampton's Long Pond Greenbelt. We will park near the Nature Center (Val Schaffner House) and car pool to Alewive Brook Landing.

Driving directions to the hike destination: from Route 27, turn right, north on Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike (CR-79) for approximately 2 miles.  Pass Scuttlehole Road on the left and immediately to the right, find a Nature Conservancy sign by a gated dirt driveway.  The driveway is to the Nature Center (Val Schaffner House); it’s on the east side of Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpk. about 100 yards north of the Scuttlehole Road intersection.  If coming from the west you can follow Scuttlehole Road from Rte. 27 in Water Mill all the way to its end, then turn left onto CR79 and a quick right takes you up the driveway.   Leaders: Richard Poveromo and Ken Kindler (I won't be home the morning of the hike)

Sat., April 5-Big Woods/Big Pond Hike. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the triangle of the intersection of Millstone Brook Road and Scotts Road, Southampton. 4 miles; pond views, some hills. Ken Spadafora, .

Sun., April 6-Long Pond Greenbelt. 10AM-Noon. Meet at Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor for this 5 mile adventure. Bob Wolfram, .

Sun., April 6-Long Pond Greenbelt Student Tour. 1PM-2:30PM. Cooperative hike with the Sag Harbor Parenting Center for students (10 to 14 years of age) and their families. Learn some fascinating history about your own back yard. 2 miles. Meet at the grandstand of Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor. Tony Garro, or Benito Villa, .

Sat., April 12-Paumanok Path Ramble. 10AM-1PM. Meet at Trout Pond parking lot on Noyac Road, Noyac. Hilly 7 mile hike from Trout Pond to Long Pond Greenbelt. Bring liquids, Joe Lane, .

Sun., April 13-Poxabogue/Sag Swamp. 10AM-Noon. Meet at Poxabogue County Park on Old Farm Road, Sagaponack. 3 mile hike through two disparate but unique areas. Sue Bieger, .

Sun., April 13- -H.O.T. Ride. BYO horse. Ride the Sears Bellows trails. Meet at the Suffolk County Stables behind the former location of the Big Duck, Hampton Bays. Riders should be ready to ride at 10AM. Afterwards, those who need their Suffolk County green key and riding badge can buy them at the ranger office. Due to insurance regulations you must be a member of STPS/HOT. Join day of the ride. Reservations Barbara Bornstein, .

Sat., April 19-Trout Pond/Clam Island.10AM-Noon. Meet at Trout Pond parking lot on Noyac Road, Noyac. 4 miles; pond, woods and bay views. Ken Bieger, .

Sat., April 19-Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8AM-9AM. Meet at Narrow and Norris Lanes, Bridgehampton. Dai Dayton, .

Sun., April 20- The Northwest. 1PM-3:30PM. Meet at the kiosk on Rte. 114 East Hampton. 5+ mile hilly hike through the heart of the Northwest. Bill Schildknecht, .

Sun., April 20- Earth Day Celebration. 10AM-4PM. Annual Earth Day festivities at Suffolk County Indian Island Park. Bird walks, interactive exhibits and many other activities. .

Sat., April 26-Elliston Park. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the park on Millstone Brook Road, Southampton. 5 miles with pond views and wooded hills. Howard Reisman, . 

Sun., April 27-Orient Point. 10AM-1PM. Meet at the South Ferry on Rte. 114, North Haven for a  shared expense car pool. 4 mile beach walk through a unique maritime forest. Tony Garro, .


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