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Kayaking Lake Conroe: Discovering Johnson Island

Johnson Island Tree 2104KAYAKING: DISCOVERING JOHNSON ISLAND in our Hobie Mirage TandemThis past summer we went kayaking back to “Johnson Island” only to discover that the summer rains, ending the drought in Southeast Texas, had removed all traces of our little island.

The only evidence it ever existed was the island’s only tree. With over half the tree submerged in the water, it was doing its best to cling to the sun by spreading roots just below the surface; a futile attempt to survive.

Just a year ago this little island sparked the imagination, and left me with a memory that will last a lifetime.

I’ve republished my 2013 post with images of our little island below:

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