Where to Find Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes This Week

Oct 24, 2021

Updated October 20, 2021

From the beginning of fall until the first snow (typically sometime after Labor Day until mid-to-late October) Mammoth Lakes visitors are on the lookout for the best fall colors in the Eastern Sierra. If you’re planning a leaf-peeping trip in the region, this resource will help you know where to go for the best fall color while you’re here.

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Where to Find Fall Colors Near Mammoth Lakes

Updated October 20, 2021

With more snow on the horizon this coming weekend, the final days of fall color season are here. This looks like the last week to see multiple fall color spots in the Mammoth Lakes area. Scroll down for photos from the past week to get an idea of what you can expect.

Of course, in Mammoth Lakes, we’re never too sad when one season ends because that means the start of a whole different kind of fun. Ski season will be here before you know it, and holiday weekends are already booking fast. If you haven’t gotten a jumpstart on planning your winter travel, now’s the time to snag some great early-season deals.

And don’t forget you can still save up to 20% on stays at participating lodging properties now until opening weekend.

Fall Colors North of Mammoth Lakes

LUNDY CANYON

75-100% – GO NOW!

JUNE LAKE LOOP

75-100% – GO NOW!

READ MORE: Fall Colors Just North of Mammoth Lakes

Fall Colors on the June Lake Loop near Mammoth Lakes
Fall Colors on the June Lake Loop near Mammoth Lakes


Fall Colors South of Mammoth Lakes

CONVICT LAKE

75-100% – GO NOW!

Fall Colors at Convict Lake near Mammoth Lakes

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ROCK CREEK CANYON

75-100% – GO NOW! at lower elevations, 100% – Past Peak at higher elevations

MCGEE CREEK CANYON

75-100% – GO NOW!

Fall Colors in McGee Creek near Mammoth Lakes
Fall Colors in McGee Creek near Mammoth Lakes

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Meghan Miranda

Meghan has been living and playing in Mammoth Lakes since 2016. She enjoys any outdoor activities that her dogs can tag along for. See more of Meghan's adventures on her blog Meg Moves Mountains.

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