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Dec
4
Sat
Guided Hike: Sears Bellows Park & Quogue (LI Greenbelt)
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am

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

4.5 or 7 miles| Moderate | Varied

Let’s go farther east to enjoy an awesome hike along varied trails in Quogue Wildlife Refuge and explore diverse habitats including forests and ponds, as well as the ecologically rare Dwarf Pines in the Pine Barrens; visit a nature preserve that is home to diverse wildlife including owls, falcons, hawks and other native New York animals; optional drop out at 4.5 miles; after Quogue we will drive 5.8 miles to Sears Bellows Park; bring lunch and a chair for a lunch break by Bellows Pond before second hike; rain or snow cancels; from NY 27 Exit 64, go south on C.R. 104 to Old Country Rd., then right to Quogue Refuge; if lot is full, park across road; hike leaves promptly at 10:10 AM; free parking; limited to members only.

Pre-registration required. Call Quyen (Quinn) at 631-521-5103 or email qwpham@yahoo.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.

Dec
18
Sat
Guided Hike: Three Ponds & A Swamp (LI Greenbelt)
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am

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

About 12 miles | Fast | Varied

Perk up your holiday spirit with the usual few hours of vigorous exercise in the Flanders Woods, including the Three Miles of Sand; bring water and snacks; PLEASE BRING A MASK (optional while we hike, but a must if we pass other folks on the trail); meet at Sears Bellows County Park, Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays; 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.

Guided Hike: Wertheim Refuge Ramble (LI Greenbelt)
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am

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

3.5 or 7 miles| Moderate | Varied

Two hikes in one, taking in both sides of the scenic Carmans River in this beautiful National Wildlife Refuge; optional dropout at 3.5 miles; bring water and snacks; rain or snow cancels. Directions: From L. I. E. Exit 68S or NY 27 Exit 58S, go south on William Floyd Parkway to Montauk Highway (C.R. 80); turn right (west) about half a mile to traffic light and left onto Smith Road; follow Smith Road to Refuge entrance on the right; hike leaves promptly at 10:10 AM; free parking; limited to members only.

Pre-registration required. Call Quyen (Quinn) at 631-521-5103 or email qwpham@yahoo.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.

Dec
19
Sun
Guided Hike: Ray Corwin Trail Walk (LI Greenbelt)
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am

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

3 miles | Easy | Varied

Kiss autumn goodbye on a short walk on the north end of this north-south trail in the middle of Long Island; see a spruce grove and “The Giant”; rain or snow cancels; bring insect spray for grassy areas; meet at the D.E.C. parking lot on the north side of NY 25, west of Wm. Floyd. Pkwy. and east of C.R. 21; NOTE: this is a point-to-point walk and requires a car shuttle; vaccinated members only, please.

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.