West End Beach
This Donner Lake beach is popular with families for its roped-off swimming area, snack stand, volleyball nets, and kayak, paddleboat and...
Donner Memorial State Park
At the eastern end of Donner Lake, this state-run park occupies one of the sites where the doomed Donner Party got trapped during the...
Rents bicycles and snowshoes, and rents and sells new and used climbing gear, as well as backcountry ski gear.
Fifty Fifty Brewing Co
Inhale the aroma of toasting grains at this brewpub south of downtown, near the Hwy 267 intersection. Sip the popular Donner Party...
Getting two thumbs up from Food Network punk Guy Fieri may have gone to these guys’ heads, but this fresh take on a burger shop still...
Donner Lake information
West of Truckee, 3-mile-long Donner Lake is a busy recreational hub. The Donner Party camped nearby during the fateful winter of 1846. Donner Summit , further west, has six downhill and cross-country ski resorts.