16 Aug 2022
With the crowds and heat of summer come and gone, fall is an ideal time to visit and experience Mammoth. Take a hike to revel in the splendor of the fall foliage or cast a fishing line to reel in a final catch of the season. With spectacular fall colors to view and unique events to attend, book a Mammoth vacation rental to enjoy the magic of this season!
Lace Up Your Boots for a Fall Hike
The best way to see the fall colors of Mammoth, CA is to lace up your hiking boots and head out on a trail! From moderate hikes that take you to mountain lakes or a more difficult trail into Lundy Canyon, you can find a route to get you out into nature.
In Mammoth Lakes, Heart Lakes Trail is an easy to moderate 2.25-mile round trip trail that takes you past the Mammoth Consolidated Gold Mine and leads you to the heart-shaped lake nestled at the base of Pyramid Peak. Along the way, enjoy the golden colors of fall with particular attention to the aspen groves!
For more stunning views, head outside of Mammoth to Lundy Canyon. The Lundy Canyon Trail is a 6.6-mile roundtrip offering stunning views of the canyon and fall colors. At the 2.2-mile point, you’ll come upon two waterfalls. If you are desiring a shorter hike, this is a good turnaround point. Or, continue on to make the more difficult hike all the way to Helen Lake!
During the fall season, brown trout are active preparing for the winter months and taking part in their mating season. The trout seek out shallower waters with gravel bottoms to cover their eggs during this season in creeks and lakes. Luckily, the crowds have dispersed so you should have no trouble finding a prime spot to cast a line!
Lake George is the highest drive-to lake that offers stunning views of the High Sierra. Fishermen may find the most success in a kayak or float tube but shore fishing can also be done at this mountain lake. Silver Lake is another picture-perfect destination for fall fishing with stunning mountains surrounding the 110-acre lake. Again, a boat may be the best way to snag a catch but you can also find prime fishing spots along the banks.
Fall Events in Mammoth
A visit to Mammoth in the fall means that you can take part in the events and festivities unique to the season. Oktoberfest takes place September 16th-18th with plenty of beer, live music, delicious Bavarian food, and more. Take part in competitions like a stein hold, keg toss, and a bier run!
Another fall event is “Ambush at the Lake.” Hosted at Convict Lake, this event runs from Friday, September 3rd through Friday, November 12th. Anglers gather to reel in a prize catch in hopes of placing to receive a cash prize. During your stay in a Mammoth vacation condo, attend these events and more!
Find Your Fall Getaway in a Mammoth Vacation Rental
Enjoy the peacefulness of fall in Mammoth, CA with a stay in one of our vacation condos. Offering properties in Canyon Lodge, the Mammoth resorts, and even pet-friendly rentals, you’re sure to find your dream getaway! Start planning your fall retreat today and book a Mammoth Vacation Rental!