Hiking To This One Aboveground Cave In New York Is Like Visiting Another World

So many of our residents choose to live in New York because our state feels like one huge backyard, just waiting for you to explore it. Filled with adventure and memories to last you a lifetime, residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of hikes and trails all across the state. But, perhaps you’re craving something a little more magical than your average stroll through the woods. Maybe, what it is you’re looking for is something that resembles an ethereal slice of heaven. As always, when visiting these natural wonders we want to remind you to be respectful of your surroundings. When taking a visit to this amazing area, it is important to remember the rule of picking up after yourself and leaving no trace behind. You always want to bring out what you’ve brought in! If any of this is making your feet uncontrollably slide into your hiking boots and lunge you towards the door, then Dover Stone Church is the next place to add to your summer bucket list!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Still not fully swooning over this gorgeous area of New York yet? Watch this video below of all the unforgettable scenery waiting for you at Dover Stone Church and witness the magic happening at the 1:30 mark!

Did you know this divine area of New York was hiding right in Dover Plains? Share with Only In New York if you’ve ever taken a day to explore the beautiful trails of Dover Stone Church!