Top 10 Things to Do in the Fall
1. Hit the June Lake Loop.
Some of the best fall colors are just up the road lining the June Lake Loop. Silver Lake is a favorite to drop a line and soak in the magic of the fall season surrounding you.
2. Take a Hike.
Fall Color hikes around Mammoth Lakes are everywhere – from McGee Creek, to Lundy Canyon to Parker Lake, the opportunities are endless to find dazzling colors. Learn More
3. Gone Fishing.
As we move closer to winter, the crowds disappear and the fishing becomes even more stellar. Twin Lakes, Lake Mary and Lake Mamie are all great options – fish from the shoreline or rent a boat and hit the water. Don’t forget your fishing license.
4. Scenic Gondola Ride.
Take the Panorama Gondola from Main Lodge to the top of the sierra for one of the most amazing views in California. At 11,053 ft, you feel like you can see for hundreds of miles. Follow the path to the Lakes Basin overlook for a 360 degree view that will take your breath away. Learn More
5. Mammoth Bike Park.
Cooler temperatures and quiet trails are the perfect combination for some downhill fun. With over 80 miles of single-track suitable for riders of all ages and ability levels, why not challenge yourself on the Mammoth Bike Park. Learn More
6. Rock Creek.
Some of the most stunning fall colors are hidden back in Rock Creek. For those looking to take it easy, you can easily peep the leaves from the road. Adventurers can take to trails like Hilton Lakes for some higher elevation color, then reward yourself with a heaping helping of pie at Pie in the Sky.
7. Sierra Star Golf Course.
California’s highest elevation 18-hole course is in prime condition right now. Surrounded by the forest and Eastern Sierra wildlife, it’s the prettiest course you’ll find anywhere. The Fall Unlimited Play Pass gets you unlimited rounds this fall. Learn More
8. Fall Events.
The June Lake Autumn Beer Festival is a gathering of craft brewers, food vendors, crafts people, and is generally just an all-around awesome time. Enjoy a ton of different beer selections while soaking in the stunning views of the fall colors and Gull Lake. Learn More
9. Red’s Meadow/Devils Postpile.
Now that the heat of summer has ended, Red’s Meadow and Devils Postpile become the perfect place for a mellow fall adventure. You no longer have to take the shuttle – it’s $10/car and you can drive directly to the various trailheads. Learn More
10. Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard the Lakes Basin.
For a different way to explore the Lakes Basin, try out a canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Not only will you get a different view of the surrounding mountains, you’ll get a workout as well. Learn More