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Truckee Guide

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Donner Lake & Memorial State Park
Donner Lake & Memorial State Park

It's easy to relate to frustrated motorists returning from a weekend skiing in Tahoe, stuck in heavy interstate 80 traffic with aching legs and a long journey ahead. But spare a thought for those...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Nature Trail - Donner Memorial State Park
The Nature Trail - Donner Memorial State Park

Donner Memorial State Park, around Donner Lake, is the site of where the historic Donner Party stayed and struggled through the horrible winter of 1846-1847. The Party of about 90 people (half...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Paradise Lake
Paradise Lake

Paradise Lake is a classic Sierra Nevada lake with gorgeous sunsets and a pristine lake full of trout. This overnight backpacking trip is easily accessible from Highway 80 and follows parts of the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Negro Canyon Overlook
Negro Canyon Overlook

A casual hike in the Tahoe Donner area. There are several trails to choose from with scenic view of Tahoe Donner Lake and surrounding areas. Great for kids.

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Castle Peak
Castle Peak

As you approach Donner Pass from the west on I-80, you can't miss Castle Peak on the left.

To get to the trailhead, take the Boreal exit (between Soda Springs and Donner Lake.) From the Boreal...

Perfect Weekend

North Shore of Tahoe (jules330, 2 Feb 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Best Of

Hotels to experience. (awesomehotels, 28 Feb 2008)
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Skiing of all sorts (Roberttrip, 16 Feb 2007)
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Truckee Speed Trap (rowhitley, 15 Sep 2006)
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