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

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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Hiking Turkey Run State Park, Indiana

The crown jewel of the Indiana State Park System Turkey Run State Park is an oddly unassuming name to what most Hoosiers consider to be one of the best state parks in the state, if not the entire Midwest. Deeply carved canyons and a free flowing river dominate the scenery of this tranquil place. Often...

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Hiking Cataract Falls State Park, Indiana

Largest waterfall in Indiana!  Upper Cataract Falls Cataract Falls State Park is one of the more hidden treasures of the Indiana State Park System. Located about halfway between Indianapolis and Terre Haute, it is frequently overlooked when compared to Brown County, Turkey Run or McCormicks Creek State Parks. As to why, that’s a mys...

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Hiking Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana

A wonderland of waterfalls The more I travel through Indiana, the more I’m convinced that it is the most underrated state for the outdoors. I was not expecting to make it this far South into the state but after spending a little time looking at some guidebooks, I couldn’t imagine missing a place as gorgeous...

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Hiking Hoosier Hill, High Point of Indiana

Stout in altitude though worth the visit. At the summit of Indiana Oh there is not much to write about this location that has not already been written, other than yours truly made it to the summit. Despite Southern Indiana’s fairly rugged terrain and the tall sand dunes of the Lake Michigan shoreline, the honor...

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