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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Category: National Parks

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 By Quincy Koetz
Tent Rocks NM

Hiking Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

After exploring Pueblo National Monument, I set my sights for the elusive Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Nothing inspires curiosity and imagination like a hike at Tent Rocks National Monument. I heard about this place from some online list of “best hidden gems” in the Southwest (or something like that). Anyways, I was finally...

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New Mexico Road Trip: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns is New Mexico’s only National Park and was a great first stop on a grand road trip of New MexicoSo it began! I rented a car in El Paso and I was off to see everything I could in New Mexico in about 8 days. If you’re familiar with New Mexico, you would know...

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Five Favorite Outdoor Adventures in Indiana Dunes

As the Spring approaches, the Upper Midwest explodes in to a lush wonderland and I start planning my summer escapes. A destination that I’ve become particularly fond of is the Indiana Dunes area. Here are my five favorite outdoor adventures in the area Mountain Biking the Outback Trail at Imagination Glen  I’ve literally mountain b...

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