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Apr
18
Sun
Guided Hike: Quogue Refuge Walk (LI Greenbelt) @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am
Guided Hike: Quogue Refuge Walk (LI Greenbelt) @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

3 miles | Easy, Interpretive | Flat

From wetlands through lowland pines to dwarf pines, Quogue Wildlife Refuge has a little bit of everything you’ll find in the Pine Barrens. Rain cancels. From NY 27 Exit 63, go south on C.R. 31 to Montauk Hwy., then left to a left fork onto South Country Rd.; continue to the end of the road, turn left across the LIRR to the refuge. Park in open area across street from refuge.

Pre-registration required. Call Tom or Sherri at 631-567-9484 or email at 2caseys@optonline.net for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

Apr
24
Sat
Guided Hike: Ray Corwin Trail (LI Greenbelt)
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

4 miles | Easy to Moderate | Varied

An out-and-back walk from NY 25 past Turtle Rock to the historic Longwood Estate. Bring water. Rain cancels. Meet at D.E.C. lot on the north side of NY 25, Middle Island, east of Wading River Hollow Road and west of Smith Road.

Pre-registration required. Call Tom or Sherri at 631-567-9484 or email at 2caseys@optonline.net for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

May
1
Sat
Guided Hike: Manorville Hills Hike (LI Greenbelt)
May 1 @ 9:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

6 miles | Moderate | Hilly

A hilly hike in Manorville County Park, not  for beginners. Bring water, snack and mask. See glacial erratics and kettle holes. Meet at the trail head in county park; from L.I.E. exit 70, take C.R. 111 south about 1 mile; look for Eastport Manor Rd. and Shrine sign and exit off C.R. 111; at stop sign make a left to traffic light; from there merge onto C.R. 111 northbound but carefully move immediately to right lane; park entrance is a very short distance on the right. Rain cancels.

Pre-registration required. Call Janet at 631-288-6884 before 9:00 PM for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

May
2
Sun
Guided Hike: Edgewood Exploration (LI Greenbelt)
May 2 @ 9:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

3 miles | Easy | Flat

Check out the “Pine Barrens of the West.” See rare Oak Brush Plains systems on a walk in the Edgewood D.E.C. Preserve. Bring water. Rain cancels. Meet at Edgewood parking lot, east side of Commack Rd., south of L.I.E. Exit 52 and north of LIRR Main Line; entrance is opposite beginning of divided highway section.

Pre-registration required. Call Tom or Sherri at 631-567-9484 or email at 2caseys@optonline.net for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

May
9
Sun
Guided Hike: Indian Island Walk (LI Greenbelt)
May 9 @ 10:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

3-4 miles | Easy | Flat

Walk in beautiful Indian Island County Park at the mouth of the Peconic River. Rain cancels. Bring water. Meet at parking field inside park entrance (NY 27 Exit 63, north on C.R. 104, right on C.R. 105 to park; or NY 25 east of Riverhead, then south on 105 to park.

Pre-registration required. Call Tom or Sherri at 631-567-9484 or email at 2caseys@optonline.net for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

May
15
Sat
Guided Hike: Pleasure From Both Sides (LI Greenbelt)
May 15 @ 9:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

About 13 miles | Fast | Varied

An out-and-back on the Pine Barrens trail, with the delightfully unkempt blue loop between the halves. Bring water and snacks. PLEASE BRING A MASK (optional while we hike, but a must if we pass other folks on the trail). Treat your clothing and your body against ticks. Meet at Spinney Road (north end) parking area; from L.I.E. Exit 71, at foot of exit, turn right onto C.R.24; stay on 24 straight through the traffic circle in Riverhead, head for Hampton Bays; Spinney Road will be on the right, about eight miles from the Expressway. Inclement weather cancels, so call or text to be sure. Fast pace, only one quick stop for snacks!

Pre-registration required. Call/Text Jeff at 631-902-3156 or email at jeffgreenberger@mac.com for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

SOLD OUT Paddle the Pine Barrens: Quogue Wildlife Refuge @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come to the Crown Jewel of the Pine Barrens – Quogue Wildlife Refuge – for a guided kayak paddle around Old Ice Pond. Observe the various species of freshwater fish, turtles, and birds which live in and around this 100+ year old pond that was originally created for ice harvesting for the Quogue Ice Company. A scavenger hunt/ID chart will be available.

$20 per kayaker. Pre-registration is required – please book here.

This program is appropriate for ages 5 and up.

Children AGES 5 – 11: Children between the ages of 5 – 11 must be in craft with an adult. Please book a double kayak.

Children AGES 12 – 16: Children may be in their own craft IF they are 12 and older and must be accompanied by a supervising adult in a nearby boat. All Children under the age of 16 must be with an accompanying adult in a nearby boat. You may choose whether to book a double or single kayak.

All participants must wear masks for the duration of the program.

Each participant must have their temperature taken with a touch-less thermometer  upon arrival and answer health screening questions. 

Inclement weather reschedules this event. If the new date does not work for you, you will be refunded.

View of Old Ice Pond Quogue Wildlife Refuge

SOLD OUT Paddle the Pine Barrens: Quogue Wildlife Refuge – SESSION 2 @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Come to the Crown Jewel of the Pine Barrens – Quogue Wildlife Refuge – for a guided kayak paddle around Old Ice Pond. Observe the various species of freshwater fish, turtles, and birds which live in and around this 100+ year old pond that was originally created for ice harvesting for the Quogue Ice Company. A scavenger hunt/ID chart will be available.

$20 per kayaker. Pre-registration is required – please book here.

This program is appropriate for ages 5 and up.

Children AGES 5 – 11: Children between the ages of 5 – 11 must be in craft with an adult. Please book a double kayak.

Children AGES 12 – 16: Children may be in their own craft IF they are 12 and older and must be accompanied by a supervising adult in a nearby boat. All Children under the age of 16 must be with an accompanying adult in a nearby boat. You may choose whether to book a double or single kayak.

All participants must wear masks for the duration of the program.

Each participant must have their temperature taken with a touch-less thermometer  upon arrival and answer health screening questions. 

Inclement weather reschedules this event. If the new date does not work for you, you will be refunded.

View of Old Ice Pond Quogue Wildlife Refuge

May
16
Sun
Guided Hike: Wertheim Wanderings (LI Greenbelt)
May 16 @ 10:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

3 or 6 miles | Easy | Flat

Let’s explore the spring wonders of a natural L.I. habitat which includes marine bay, tidal river, freshwater streams, ponds, salt marsh and much more; an easy-paced hike exploring two trails along the Carmans River; You can drop out after the first trail (3 miles). Heavy rain cancels. Take William Floyd Parkway (Exit 68 off L.I.E. or Exit 58 off NY 27) south to Montauk Highway, west about 1 mile to Smith Road (light), then left onto Smith Road to park headquarters and entrance on right.

Pre-registration required. Call/Text Kathie at 631-682-5133 for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.

May
22
Sat
Guided Hike: Wertheim Wanderings No. 2 (LI Greenbelt)
May 22 @ 9:00 am

This hike is hosted by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference.

3.5 miles | Easy | Flat

Visit this beautiful National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley, walking the west side of the Carmans River to a great viewpoint and returning to the Visitor Center. Take William Floyd Parkway (Exit 68 off L.I.E. or Exit 58 off NY 27) south to Montauk Highway, west about 1 mile to Smith Road (light), then left onto Smith Road to park headquarters and entrance on right.

Pre-registration required. Call Tom or Sherri at 631-567-9484 or email at 2caseys@optonline.net for information or to register.


ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

Certain risks are inherent in any hike or other L.I. Greenbelt Trail Conference, Inc. (the “Greenbelt”) activity. Each Greenbelt member, guest, or non-member participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons. The Greenbelt cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes or activities. In participating in Greenbelt activities, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the activity leaders and the Greenbelt, its officers, directors, and members, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Greenbelt activities.