Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 24, 2017

Mono County Fall Color 10/24/17

Fall Colors in Mono County – Mono County Tourism   reports below. See photos at: Fall Colors in Mono County – Mono County Tourism and Film Commission

The majority of Mono County is now past peak with the exception of the the West Walker River and the brilliant cottonwood trees located along US 395 in the towns of Walker, Coleville and Topaz.
Fall color is still hanging around parts of the June Lake Loop. Head down canyon near Silver and Grant Lakes for the best chance to catch the last bits of fall.
Lower Rock Creek Road is the only remaining color in the south end of Mono County. Take the Lower Rock Creek Trail for the last fall color hike of the season.
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Monitor Pass (8,314′) – Past Peak
Lobdell Lake Road (8,600′) – Past Peak
Walker Canyon (5,200′)- 75-100% Go Now! – The banks of the West Walker River is still lined with gold. There are heavy shadows here in the morning and afternoon for long exposure photography. Go mid morning for the best backlit leaves.
Towns of Walker & Coleville – 75-100% Go Now! – This is the prime location for this week. The big cottonwoods around town are looking beautiful and displaying wonderful color.
Sonora Pass (9,623′)- Past Peak

Twin Lakes (7,000′)  – Past peak.
Virginia Lakes (9,819’) – Past Peak
Conway Summit (8,143) Past peak.
Summers Meadow (7,200′) – Past peak.

Tioga Pass & Lee Vining Canyon (9,943′) – Past peak.
Lundy Lake & Canyon (7,858′)- Past Peak

Sagehen Summit (8,139’) – Past Peak

June Lake Loop/Hwy 158 (7,654′) – 100% The majority of the June Lake Loop is now past peak, but you can still find a bit of remaining color down canyon by Silver and Grant Lakes.
Parker Lake (8,000′) – Past Peak

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Mammoth Lakes Basin (8,996′) – Past Peak

McGee Creek Canyon (8,600’) – Past Peak
Around Crowley community (6,781′) – Past Peak
Convict Lake (7850′) Past Peak

Rock Creek Road (9,600’) – 100% Go Now!  – The only color left is on Lower Rock Creek Road. Hike the Lower Rock Creek Trail for the last fall color hike of the season!

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