I’M QUINCY KOETZ

An outdoorsman and Nurse Practitioner living in Chicago. When I first started this blog, I was an EMT living in Southern California and this blog has followed...

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 By Quincy Koetz

Hiking Great Falls, New Brunswick

Great Falls, New Brunswick is an impressive waterfall on the St John River which carves out a large gorge in the center of the city. The falls and gorge are often featured in photography of New Brunswick Grand Falls, New Brunswick Before traveling all the way back to Portland, Maine, there was one other thing...

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Hiking Rocher-Percé and Mont Sainte-Anne, Québec, Canada

My last adventure on the Gaspé Peninsula of Québec would be the picturesque Rocher-Percé in Parc National de l’Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé. Although I was not able to make it to the rock itself, I hiked Mt Sainte-Anne which had excellent views of both Bonaventure Island and Rocher-Percé Parc National de l̵...

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Hiking Forillon National Park, Quebec, Canada

Forillon National Park is the eastern terminus of the Quebec International Appalachian Trail and the continental Appalachian Mountains. Its a lovely place for hiking, kayaking and old-fashioned beach walks. The edge of the Appalachians at Forillon National Park, Canada Previous: Driving the North Coast of the Gaspesie.  After making the drive ...

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Road Trip Québec: Route 132 and St Lawrence Seaway

I rarely write about adventures that just involve driving and sightseeing but I must make an exception for this trip. Driving Route 132 from Sainte-Anne-des-Monts to Forillon National Park took me right along the cliffy coast of the Gaspé Peninsula’s north shore. Mont Saint-Pierre Previous: Hiking Mt Jacques-Cartier, Quebec.  IR...

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