Scheduled activities

                                                                           

Tuesdays, 8:30 A.M.                                                                     MAINTENANCE HIKES (2 - 4 miles)

Weather permitting, EHTPS conducts weekly Tuesday morning maintenance hikes, preparing for other hikes on our schedule and keeping as much trail as possible clear and blazed. No experience is necessary, and new volunteers are always welcome.  Bring a lopper, trimmer or handsaw if available.  Contact Carol at andrews81@optonline.net or 631-725-3367 for more information.

 

AUGUST 3, Saturday, 9 A.M.                                                 CAMP HERO BLUFFS (2.5 miles)

After a visit to Battery 112, we will walk wooded stretches of the Paumanok Path leading to panoramic Ocean views from the bluffs of Camp Hero. Our return will be through the historic military reservation. Meet in Montauk on Camp Hero Road off Route 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch. Leader:  Carol Andrews 631-668-5429.

 

AUGUST 3, Saturday, 9:30 A.M.                                         GOOSE CREEK PADDLE (2 hours)

We’ll paddle by canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board through Goose Creek salt marsh, aka "The Maze" in Three Mile Harbor. Beautiful scenery and lots of wildlife viewing opportunities abound in this tidal creek. Life preservers required.  We leave at 9:30 to catch the appropriate tide.  Meet at the town dock at the end of Gann Road off of Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Road in Springs. RSVP via phone. Leader: Laurie Adler 631 329-2617 or 917 653-1463.

 

AUGUST 4, Sunday, Noon                                             OLD LINDA BEAN FIELD (.75 miles)

Join the Shelter Island Group for Trail Preservation for a walk in Old Linda Bean Field. This newly- opened preserve was a former farm and then nursery which features a unique variety of trees and wildlife. Meet at the corner of Cobbetts Road and Manhansett Road. Leader: Joe Denny 631-603-8105. 

 

AUGUST 10, Saturday, 9:00 A.M.                                                        GERARD DRIVE (3 miles)

Enjoy the beauty and learn some history of Accabonac Harbor and Gardiner’s Bay as we walk along Gerard Drive. This hike will include a look at properties recently acquired through the Town’s Community Preservation Fund.  Meet at the first causeway parking area on the left on Gerard Drive off Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs.  Leaders:  Nick Bryan and Jeri Wellman 917-225-4145 or 917-453-7403.

 

AUGUST 17, Saturday, 9:00 A.M.                                                BARCELONA NECK  (3 miles)

Rich in history, ecology, and panoramic views, Barcelona Neck is a gem of a place to explore.  With nearly 700 acres in which to ramble about, the wet lands, wooded swamps, and oak and hickory forest offer a wonderland of hiking.  Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Course clubhouse off Route 114 between Swamp Road and Sag Harbor village.  Leader: Steve Murray 917-797-6265.

 

AUGUST 17, Saturday, 9:00 A.M.          🚲 🚲 🚲           NORTH FORK BIKE RIDE (20 miles)

Join us on a moderately-paced ride through the back roads of Greenport and Southold to the Horton Point Lighthouse, where we’ll enjoy a docent-guided tour. Rain, thunder or lightning cancel ride; please have bikes (and tires) in good working order and don't forget your helmets. Meet in the parking lot at the North Ferry Terminal on Shelter Island. Please confirm to lois@peltzinternational or by phone. Leaders: Lois Peltz and Jerry Brown 631-329-9414, day of ride 917-747-0885.

 

AUGUST 24, Saturday, 9:00 A.M.                                                          JACOB’S FARM (2 miles)

The loop trail through 165-acre Jacob’s Farm traverses mostly level terrain, offering opportunity for an easy hike in a maturing woodland.  Meet on Red Dirt Road approximately ¼ mile east of Accabonac Road. Leader: Eva Moore 631-238-5134 or day of hike 631-681-4774.

 

AUGUST 31, Saturday, 9:00 A.M.                                          TREASURE INLAND (3 ½ miles)

On this easy hike, we’ll visit two of East Hampton’s finest inland natural wonders: the majestic White Pine Forest, and bucolic Chatfield’s Hole. Meet at the intersection of Old Northwest Road and Northwest Road. Leader: Jim Zajac 631-324-2425 or 212-769-4311.

 

 

 

Looking Ahead:

SEPTEMBER 2, Monday, 7:30 P.M.                           GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

We welcome new, old and prospective members to join us for our monthly general membership meeting. Refreshments served, and doors open at 7:00 P.M. Meet at Ashawagh Hall, 730 Springs-Fireplace Road. Email to ehtps@hotmail.com for more information.

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The White Pine Forest

The White Pine Forest