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STPS is A 501(C)(3) Not For Profit
P.O. Box 1171
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
About STPS Events:   Come out and enjoy!
  • Hike leaders wanted!  If you have a favorite trail that you would like to share with others as a hike leader,  or if you would like to explore some new trails --
    STPS has 300 miles of trails -- please contact Dai Dayton at 745-0689 or Marilyn Kirkbright at 631-726-7503 (text of phone).
  • Cancellations: From time to time, there are weather related cancellations caused by rain, heavy snow or icy trail conditions. To avoid any inconvenience,
    please contact hike or event leaders to confirm that the event is taking place.
  • Trail Maintenance - Every Thursday - There is always room for a new pair of hands to help with trail upkeep.
  • Horses On Trails Ride: Members are encouraged to schedule and lead rides on favorite trails. Choose a date and a time. BYO horse.
Call with ideas or to see what's on the schedule. Must be a member of STPS/HOT to participate due to insurance requirements. It's easy to join on the day of the
ride!  Leader: Leslie Lowery. 631-603-8661.
  • Ticks: Dress appropriately and always wear tick repellent.

Hiking Weather: Click for the forecast
kiosk at the
Hampton Bays
The trail is shown on the map.
Look at what STPS Volunteers do.
Volunteer any Thursday Morning
Maintenance on the Bay-to-Bay Trail by
Jim Crawford & Peter Lee
Contact Leslie Lowery, 631-603-8661
if you would like to participate in or lead a
horseback ride
Beach Ride

Whiskey Hill
Hike led by
Jean Dodds
Jackson Dodds building
the replacement bridge at
Ligonee Creek.
Entrance to new
Morton Wildlife
Preserve Hike
Led by Joe Lane
Hiking Morton Wildlife Preserve
STPS Trailblazer 2019
STPS participated in Southampton Town's
Earth Day Celebration
Turtles basking at
in August
Elliston Park - Led by
Howard Reisman
Man-made nest in
Hayground Cove
Big Woods - rare red Indian Pipes
Called "the corpse plant by
New York Botanical Gardens
HOT Ride - Hallock State Park Preserve
Work Crew - Paumanok Path
Southampton Trails Preservation Society
Trail Maintenance Outings.  Please consider helping with the trails.
Volunteers are also needed to clean up
STPS’s adopted road every month.
To volunteer Call Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.
                                     January 2021 Events
                         Reservations and facemasks required.

                Sat., Jan. 2- Narrow Lane Cleanup. 8AM-9AM. Help STPS clean up litter from STPS's adopted road.  
                Meet on Narrow  Lane and east corner of Norris Lane. Bring gloves. Free 2020 Membership to new volunteers.       :
                Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat. Jan  23 - 10Am - Noon. Whiskey Hill, Bridgehampton. Enjoy the double loop hike with a hilltop view all the way to the
ocean. Moderately paced 2+ mile hike. Meet at the cul-de-sac at the end of Mill Path, east off Lopers Path. Leader: Marilyn
Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sun., Jan. 24 - Laurel Valley Excursion. Noyac. 10AM-Noon. Meet at the kiosk located on Deerfield Road in Noyac across
from Deerwood Path (North Side Hills). Moderately-paced 3 mile hike through wooded knolls and laurel-filled ravines. Hilly
terrain. Leader: Liz Karpin, 516-320-0761.

Sat., Jan. 30 – Hike to the Truman Capote Stone.  9AM-10:30AM. Meet at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061
Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt for a moderately-paced 3-mile hike through
oak/hickory forest with views of Crooked Pond, Long Pond and Deer Drink. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

February 2021 Events
Reservations and facemasks required.
Two Event Saturday

Sat., Feb. 6 - Narrow Lane Cleanup. Bridgehampton. 8AM-9AM. Help STPS clean up litter from our adopted road. Meet on
Narrow Lane and east corner of Norris Lane. Bring gloves. Free 2021 Membership to new volunteers.
Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Feb. 6 – Barcelona Neck.
Sag Harbor.10am-Noon. Enjoy a 3-mile moderate hike through woods out to the bluffs at
Northwest. Meet in the parking lot at the Sag Harbor Golf Club. Leader Marilyn Kirkbright, 631-726-7503.

Sat. Feb. 13 – Grassland to Grassland Hike. 9AM -10:30AM. Meet at Poxabogue Park south of the railroad
trestle on Old Farm Road in Bridgehampton. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt on a moderately-paced 2
mile hike to Vineyard Field with pond views. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sun., Feb. 14 - Valentine’s Day Hike in Emma Rose Elliston Park
. North Sea.10AM-Noon. Meet in the parking area, 40
Millstone Brook Road, Southampton. Enjoy a moderately paced 3 mile hike with views of Big Fresh Pond and
Wolf Swamp. Visit the historic cemetery which is part of this park and hear the story of Emma Rose
Elliston who was born on a whaling ship off Hawaii. When we return to the park we’ll enjoy a festive refreshment,
all at an appropriate social distance. Facemasks are required. This event is co-sponsored by the Southampton
History Museum, Southampton Inn and the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

Sat., Feb. 20 – Barrel Hill. North Sea.10AM-Noon. Meet on Edge of Woods Road where the power lines cross, between
David White’s Lane on the east and Long Springs Road on the west in Southampton. Hike to White Hill with
geodetic survey marker and views of the original Mackay Radio tower of ITT and more! Hilly, moderately-paced 3
mile hike. Leaders: Eric & Hilary Woodward, 631-283-0554.

Sat., Feb. 27 - Tuckahoe Woods. North Sea. 10AM-Noon. North on Sebonac Road, Southampton at the Kurt Billing kiosk,
just east of Tuckahoe School. Moderately-paced 4 mile hike with views of Cow Neck and Robins Island.
Leader: Tim Corwin, 631-204-7821.
Map is from Southampton Town GIS
Meet here
Barcelona Neck
Laurel Valley