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

Maine Kayaking: Flagstaff Lake near Stratton/Eustis

Flagstaff Lake is one of Maine’s largest alpine lakes and is a highlight on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Day trip and multi-day trip opportunities abound. The lake is nearly surrounded by the Bigelow Preserve which ensures its wilderness appeal for years to come. The Bigelows loom over the lake like natural skyscrapers Although technicall...

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Bar Harbor to Downeast: Kayaking the Maine Island Trail

My sixth day on the Maine Island Trail was spent paddling through Downeast Maine which is the least populated part of coastal Maine and probably the entire East Coast.  This is part of a series of posts about my 200 mile trip up the coast of Maine by the Maine Island Trail. Previously: Mount Desert...

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