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Weekend Hikes in Montauk

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 14:18
The bluffs at Camp Hero
Durell Godfrey

Curious about Camp Hero? Want to see some seals? You're in luck this weekend.

Laurie DeVito and Aggie Cindrich of the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a four-mile hike at Camp Hero in Montauk on Saturday at 10 a.m. Hikers will start at the Battery 112 trail and will pass former bunkers and walk along the bluffs overlooking the ocean. The return is along Battery 113 trail, over bridges and passing huge glacial erratics. Ms. DeVito can be reached at [email protected] or 631-813-6988; Ms. Cindrich is at [email protected] or 914-227-6193.

On Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1 p.m. a Montauk Point State Park naturalist will lead a three-mile hike to see shorebirds and seals. Hikers will meet in the lower parking lot at the Lighthouse 10 minutes before the hour. Binoculars and warm clothing have been suggested. The cost is $4 per person. There is no charge for children 3 and under. Space is limited and reservations are required by calling 631-668-5000, extension 0, or searching "seal walks Montauk" at Eventbrite.com.

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