As colors begin to change in the fall, the Stanley Basin becomes a beautiful mix of yellows, oranges, greens, and reds. The hillsides and mountain peaks seem to pop against each other with color, providing extraordinary depth and contrast for photos. Animals, preparing for the harsh winter to come, pay more attention to feeding than human interaction so quiet individuals can often take great pictures against the beautiful backdrop. Hiking and biking are still at their finest during this season, as most of the working population is off the trails at a job or back in school. Fisherman can take advantage of the last bits of the season, while hunters are rewarded for their year long wait. The area’s abundant wildlife provides a great call to action for local outdoorsmen. Here are a few active ideas…

Hiking & Backpacking

Sightseeing & Photography

Wildlife Viewing