Experience Mammoth Lakes Fall Fun

View of Mammoth Lakes fall foliage from the road

As summer fades and the air turns crisp, fall getaways are on everyone’s minds. And if you are looking for a fall escape in California, look no further than the charming town of Mammoth Lakes! The landscape undergoes a breathtaking metamorphosis as the lush greenery of summer gives way to a mesmerizing tapestry of gold, amber, and crimson hues. Let the vibrant foliage of the Sierra Nevada Mountains backdrop your hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, and sightseeing adventures. Embrace the magic of autumn with 1849 Mountain Rentals and discover all the Mammoth Lakes fall activities near your condo rental!

Discover Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

The fall colors in Mammoth Lakes offer a scenic backdrop to all your favorite adventures! Fall colors usually peak around mid-September and last through the first two weeks of October, but make sure to check the fall color report before your visit!

Fall Fishing, Hiking, Paddling, & Sightseeing

Fall in Mammoth Lakes offers beautiful weather for outdoor adventures like fishing, paddling, biking, and sightseeing away from the summer crowds!

  • Fall is one of the best times to go fishing in Mammoth Lakes. After the fall trout spawning season, the fish are biting, and the shores are clear of crowds, offering the ideal fishing conditions in the Mammoth Lakes Basin!
  • Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails this fall. Some of the best fall foliage can be seen within the Mammoth Lakes Basin and Reds Meadow
  • Discover the best fall colors around Mammoth Lakes by taking a scenic drive in the Sierras. Read our blog, Your Guide to Mammoth Lakes Fall Colors, for inspiration!
  • Set out for an afternoon paddle and enjoy the calm conditions of our lakes during the fall! Some of the best fall paddling spots include Rock Creek Lake, Convict Lake, and Lake George.

Fall Festivals & Events

Immerse yourself in the local culture and join us for charming fall festivals near Mammoth Lakes: 

  • Leaves in the Loop: Make the short drive to June Lake for their annual fall festival held mid-October. The event is held at Gull Lake Park with activities such as photography hikes, painting workshops, and guided historical walks. 
  • June Lake Autumn Beer Festival: Sample drinks from the areas top breweries at this fall brewery festival, featuring live music, food, craft vendors, and plenty of beer!
  • Fall Fishing Derbies: Fall brings fishing derbies to Mammoth Lakes, where you can showcase your fishing skills, enjoy the scenery, and compete for cash prizes. Join the Ambush at the Lake Fall Fishing Derby or Morrison’s Fall Bonus Derby

Plan a Mammoth Lakes Fall Getaway Today!

Start planning your Mammoth Lakes fall getaway and choose 1849 Mountain Rentals to host your group. Browse our Mammoth Lakes condo rentals and stay close to authentic Mammoth Lakes adventures this fall!