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Jun
27
Sun
Guided Hike: Quogue Refuge Saunter (LI Greenbelt) @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am

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

3 miles | Easy | Interpretive

Take a walk in the delightful Quogue Wildlife Refuge, seeing ponds and pine barrens; an interpretive walk suitable for all; bring water; rain cancels; from NY 27 Exit 63, go south on C.R. 31 to Montauk Hwy. (C.R. 80), then east ½ mile to South Country Rd., left to end of road, left across LIRR track to preserve parking.

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


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.

Jul
10
Sat
Guided Hike: Flanders-Sears Pond Prowl (LI Greenbelt)
Jul 10 @ 9:30 am

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

4.5 miles | Easy | Varied

Walk to Owl Pond to connect to the Paumanok Path, heading east to Sears Pond; bring water, snack and mask; meet at Spinney Rd., Flanders, south side of NY 24 east of Birch Creek (follow NY 24 from Riverhead, or NY 27 exit 65, go north on NY 24; rain cancels.

Pre-registration required. Call Janet at 631-288-6884 before 9:30 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.

Jul
18
Sun
Guided Hike: Ray Corwin Trail (LI Greenbelt)
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am

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

4 miles | Easy to Moderate | Mostly Flat

Explore a section of the Ray Corwin Trail from Whiskey Road to NY 25; rain or high heat cancels; bring water and bug spray; meet in D.E.C. lot on north side of NY 25, west of William Floyd Pkwy. and east of C.R. 21; NOTE: this hike involves a car shuttle; ride with mask optional for the vaccinated and required for those not

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.

Aug
6
Fri
Guided Hike: Riverhead Preserve-to-Preserve (LI Greenbelt)
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am

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

4 miles | Easy | Varied

We will walk part of the Red Trail in Sarnoff Preserve to Cranberry Bog Preserve and back; bring water, snack and mask; meet at DEC parking lot on C.R. 63 (Lake Ave.); from downtown Riverhead traffic circle, go south on C.R. 63 to a left turn down an access road just south of Maynard Ave.; from NY 27 Exit 61, go north on C.R. 51, bear right onto C.R. 63, continue 1.3 miles to DEC parking area on your right; look for DEC brown sign; rain cancels.

Pre-registration required. Call Janet at 631-288-6884 before 9:30 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.

Aug
21
Sat
Guided Hike: Three Ponds and a Swamp (LI Greenbelt)
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am

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

About 12 miles | Fast | Varied

It’s likely to be a warm day even under the shady canopy of the Flanders Woods, and then we’ll boil our blood on the dreaded three miles of sand—so bring plenty of water and perseverance; 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; fast pace, only one quick stop for snacks; inclement weather cancels, so call or text to be sure!

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.

Sep
12
Sun
Guided Hike: Pine Trail Out-and-Back (LI Greenbelt)
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am

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

4 miles | Easy-to-Moderate | Flat

A pine barrens walk to Sandy and Grassy Ponds, viewing remnants of burn areas from the 2012 wildfire, then returning on the same route; bring water; rain cancels; meet at Pine Trail Preserve parking lot, NY 25, 6/10 mile east of Wm. Floyd Pkwy.

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


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.

Sep
18
Sat
Guided Hike: Marsh March (LI Greenbelt)
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am

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

About 12 miles | Fast | Varied

See the summer wane both in the woods and out in the wetlands, with our usual diet of forest tunnel walking nicely leavened by some miles on the scenic flanks of Flanders Bay; could be buggy out in the Hubbard Marsh, so dope up—and bring plenty of water! 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; fast pace, only one quick stop for snacks; inclement weather cancels, so call or text to be sure!

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.

Oct
3
Sun
Guided Hike: Dwarf Pine Plains & Endangered Buck Moths @ Dwarf Pine Plains Trail Head
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn about the globally-rare ecosystem, the Dwarf Pine Plains, with Pine Barrens Society Co-Founder and naturalist, John Turner. This hike will also cover the life history of the endangered Buck Moth.

$5 fee for adults and $3 fee for children 12 and under – Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

As the weather gets cooler, ticks begin to become dormant or die-off, however please dress tick-smart. View our guide for more details.

Social distancing and masks will be required when “gathered around.”

Inclement weather cancels this event. If this occurs, you will be notified by email and refunded.