Where to Find Fall Colors This Week

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 near Mammoth Lakes 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 fall stays at participating lodging properties now until opening weekend.

Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

MAMMOTH LAKES BASIN

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

READ MORE: Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

MAMMOTH CREEK PARK

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

SHERWIN CREEK

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

SNOWCREEK PONDS

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!


Fall Colors South of Mammoth Lakes

MCGEE CREEK CANYON

75-100% – GO NOW!

ROCK CREEK CANYON

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

CONVICT LAKE

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

READ MORE: Fall Colors Just South of Mammoth Lakes

Fall Colors North of Mammoth Lakes

LUNDY CANYON

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

JUNE LAKE LOOP

50-75% – Near Peak, Go Now!

READ MORE: Fall Colors Just North of Mammoth Lakes

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