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Quincy is surrounded by numerous recreational facilities, both natural and man made, which bring to the area a wide variety of people.
Among the natural attractions, Quincy is located just seven miles from the Columbia River and Crescent Bar Resort. Water sports, camping and golf are among the various activities available. To the south of Quincy approximately 6 miles are the Quincy Lakes which provide an area for:
- Horseback riding
South, approximately 22 miles along the Old Vantage Highway, is a favorite spot for rock climbers along the cliffs. Also, approximately 30 miles south of Quincy are the Beverly Dunes, a favorite attraction for Off Road Vehicles (ORVs). The Ginko Petrified Forest in Vantage is only a 25 minutes drive from Quincy. Other natural attractions include Sunlakes State Park to the northeast with Moses Lake and the Pot Holes to the southeast.
Attractions in the Vicinity
The surrounding Cities provide for an increase in tourism around the area. Wenatchee is located along the Columbia River and has various riverside parks and softball complexes available. In the summer Cashmere, 5 miles west of Wenatchee, and Leavenworth, 15 miles west, provide for white water rafting along the Wenatchee River between the two cities. During the winter, Mission Ridge Ski Resort provides for downhill skiing, snow boarding and other winter activities.
Man made attractions include:
- Wenatchee Valley Museum
- Grant County Fair
- Quincy Valley Historical Society and Museum
- Outdoor concerts
- Quincy Golf
Outdoor concerts include McCosh Park in Moses Lake, which provides free concerts, and the Gorge at George, which brings in the largest influx of people into the Quincy area. Other activities in the area include Wanapam Dam and Rocky Reach Dam. Both have information centers and displays set up. The surrounding farmland provides some areas for hunting.