Benjamin Johnson

  • Take a Stroll around Red Bud Isle

    This small isle is a nice feature of the section of the Colorado River that flows through Austin. The isle is pretty small and is a good scenic location for a quick 1-2 hour outing. All the trails are pretty flat and easy to walk. Definitely worth...

    1 miles 0 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Taggart Lake

    Park at the nicely kept Taggart Lake trailhead parking lot and grab your snowshoes for an exciting 2 mile trail hike to the gorgeous frozen Taggart Lake. The lake is situated right in the middle of a view of the Mount Wister, South Teton, and Midd...

    4 miles 460 ft gain

  • Descend into Carlsbad Caverns

    This is an easy adventure for a short 2-4 hour outing. The caves are very beautiful and definitely worth the 80 story descent down into The Big Room. There are several features, such as The Bottomless Pit and The Crystal Spring Dome, of the cavern...

    3 miles 750 ft gain

  • Swim in the Firehole River Swimming Hole

    This little swimming hole is right off of the road and easily accessible. The water is pretty cold but the currents and cliffs make for entertainment so that you won't stay cold for long. If you want to enjoy a nice, easily accessible, swimming ho...

  • Wander the Sandbar in Yellowstone National Park

    The Sandbar is an easy to access beauty that is right off of Highway 14 which trails the Yellowstone Lake. This was one of my favorite locations to chill while living in Yellowstone and is a one-of-a-kind feature of the park that is often missed b...

    2 miles 0 ft gain

  • Photograph the Foxes on Santa Cruz Island

    Take a ferry out to the Scorpion Ranch landing of Santa Cruz Island to being the greatest fox photography adventure you will ever experience. Once you land, a tour guide will promptly tell you DO NOT FEED THE FOXES, and then kindly set you free to...

    4 miles 400 ft gain