Visting June Lake
June Lake California , has been called one of the most beautiful vacation towns in the state. After you drive the scenic "June Lake loop" I am sure you will agree. Located just 45 minutes from Yosemite and only 15 minutes from Mammoth Lakes , the June Lake loop is a 15-mile scenic drive that will take you past 4 lakes, a handful of resorts, a gorgeous waterfall and 2 fish-laden creeks. The drive is on highway 158 which is directly off Highway 395. You can even stop at the corner Shell station at the beginning of June Lake for 24-hour tourist information.
Heavy snowfall turns this town into a winter-sports haven in the winter. June Mountain has skiing opportunities for everyone from the beginner to the expert skier. The best part of June Mountain is that there is little or no wait in the lift lines. June Mountain is also home to some of the finest snowboarding opportunities in the world. Boasting of one of the best and steepest Super Pipes, many of the World's top snowboarders train at June Mountain. During the spring, June Mountain hosts several snowboarding contests in the PIPE and on the specially made snowboard parks.
The town of June Lake is also known for it's four scenic lakes; June, Gull, Silver and Grant, which are popular fishing and recreation spots. There are many marinas in this small area which offer: fishing equipment and supplies, boat rentals; including kayaks, canoes, paddleboats and pontoons, food, snacks, drinks, and local gift items. If you are looking for lodging in June Lake you can select from a wide-range of accommodations and or June Lake Camping facilities. There are numerous campgrounds and RV parks; most of which are situated beside a beautiful lake for impeccable views. There are also resorts that offer June Lake camping or cabin accommodations. Many of these resorts offer hot showers, a camp store and a restaurant on site. Although, at any location along the loop a restaurant is never far away. There are also a handful of June Lake hotels, most of which also border one of the beautiful lakes. Tucked away in the June Lake loop you will als find one of America's finest resorts and spas.
To visit June Lake is a vacation in itself. From hiking, fishing, boating, camping, and relaxing you can hardly stand to stay inside. As you walk outside you smell that fresh Sierra air of pine trees and cool lake breezes. In the event that you did want to do some additional sightseeing beyond June Lake, there are numerous attractions which place June Lake in the ideal central location to visit them all. The must-see locations are: Bodie Ghost Town, Mono Lake, Tufa State Reserve, Tioga Pass, Tuolumne Meadows at Yosemite National Park, Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls and Mammoth Mountain Summit.