North-South Lake: North Point

Difficulty: 9 out of 10 (long hike with a few very steep sections)
Fees: Cheapskate alert! There’s a per-car day use fee to hike here ($10 per car as of 2014.) Money well spent.
Distance: 7 miles, Loop
Approximate roundtrip time: 4.5 Hours
Total ascent: 1,144 ft
Max elevation: 2,989 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You’re a fan of incredible views, you appreciate a good ledge and you want to do some serious hiking.

Dover Stone Church

Difficulty: 2 out of 10 (easy stroll)
Highlights: cave, creek, waterfall
Distance: 1.2 miles, Up-and-Back
Approximate roundtrip time: 1 Hour
Total ascent: 180 ft
Max elevation: 502 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You want to check out an awesome cave that seems like it belongs somewhere way more exotic than Dover Plains (no offense, Dover Plains).