Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 10, 2019

Mono County Fall Color 9/10/19

Fall Colors in Mono County – Mono County Tourism 

September 10, 2019: believe it or not, fall is officially under way in Mono County! It was 24 degrees in Bridgeport this morning and the first few yellow and orange leaves have been spotted in the upper elevations of Rock Creek, Sagehen Summit and Virginia Lakes. All three of these locations are just getting going with almost exclusivly green and lime green leaves, the Guide:
0-10% – Just Starting
10-50% – Patchy
50-75% – Near Peak (Go Now!)
75-100% – Peaking (GO NOW!)
Past Peak – (You Missed It)

WALKER / COLEVILLE / TOPAZ

Monitor Pass (8,314′) – 0%
Lobdell Lake Road (8,600′) – 0%
Walker Canyon (5,200′) – 0%
Walker, Coleville and Topaz – 0%
Sonora Pass (9,623′) – Past Peak – 0%

BRIDGEPORT / VIRGINIA LAKES

Twin Lakes (7,000′) – 0%
Virginia Lakes (9,819’) – 0-10% The first few leaves have started to turn yellow! Still very early with most everything still having green or lime green foliage.
Conway Summit (8,143) – 0%
Summers Meadow (7,200′) – 0%

LEE VINING 

Tioga Pass (9,943′) – 0%
Lee Vining Canyon (6,781′) – 0%
Lundy Lake & Canyon (7,858′) – 0%

BENTON & 120 EAST 

Sagehen Summit (8,139’) – 0-10% Still mostly green and lime green leaves. This location is traditionally the first to reach full peak in Mono County. Keep your eye on this spot over the next 7-10 days to be the first on our list with a “Go Now” designation.

JUNE LAKE LOOP

June Lake Loop/Hwy 158 (7,654′) – 0%

MAMMOTH LAKES

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Mammoth Lakes Basin (8,996′) – 0%

CROWLEY LAKE/McGEE CREEK/CONVICT LAKE

McGee Creek Canyon (8,600’) – 0%
Around Crowley community (6,781′) – 0%
Convict Lake (7850′) – 0%

ROCK CREEK CANYON

Rock Creek Road (9,600’) – 0-10% Some yellow leaves are present around the lake level and in the upper elevations of Little Lakes Valley. Still mostly green and lime green. Still 5-7 days away from any real change.


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