Reminder — You can select the order of your own photos in your Host Dashboard so that they will show up exactly where you want them to on your listing. RV Park Facilities: Dump Station, Restrooms, Showers, Grocery Store, Laundry, Lodge Larger mammals here include bears and coyotes. Donner Lake is about a 1 1/2 hour drive from Sacramento, CA and about a 1/2 hour before you reach Lake Tahoe. Nearby Attractions: Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, Directions: Travel 8 miles east of Truckee take Hirschdale Road exit off I-80. The older sedimentary rocks, transformed by temperature and pressure. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe. (530) 587-3071 Hiking Trails - The park has over 8 miles (12.9 km) of hiking and over-the-snow trails. Page content has changed. Donner Memorial State Park is an awesome spot for bike riders to get their fix. The only camping at the lake is in Donner Memorial State Park. Hipcamp is working closely with the government to allow bookings here asap. Discover and book tent camping, RV parks, cabins, treehouses, and glamping—everywhere from national parks to blueberry farms. All trail systems are available and active recreation will be permitted. RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, Cable TV, 48415 Hampshire Rocks Rd. We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive. The glaciers that dominated the area a few thousand years ago have left huge boulders and debris that remained when the ice melted. Donner Memorial State Park has 2.5 miles of trails for visitors to enjoy. Donner State Memorial Park has three miles of fishable shore between Donner Lake and Donner Creek. Park property in Coldstream Canyon to the south contains the alignment of the primary Emigrant Trail, which leads up to U.S. Forest Service and the Pacific Crest trails beyond the park. Although there is no boat launching ramp in the park, there is a public ramp operated by Truckee Donner Recreation and Parks district located on the northwest corner of the lake. Any maps displayed above are for illustrative purposes only. Please use a JavaScript enabled browser in order to access the full functionality of this site. Camping  - Located at Donner Memorial State Park is a campground of 154 sites, with picnic tables, restrooms (closed for the winter), beach, fishing, and lakeside interpretive trail that has 18 panels which discuss the natural and cultural resources in the area. To make reservations for both guided and self-guided school group programs please call 530-582-7892 or send an email to It’s about nourishment and learning. Reservations are available whenever campground is open, but late in the season when limited camping is available sites are first-come, first-served only. or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM New bikers don’t need to be intimidated – the roads have little traffic and low speed limits. In historic Truckee Camping – Donner Memorial State Park The 154-site campground is usually open from Memorial Day until mid-September, weather permitting. Non-Peak-Season rates (October 1 - April 30) - $5 per vehicle for the day. A public boat launch ramp, operated by the Truckee Donner Recreation & Parks District is available in the northwest corner of Donner Lake. The lake is open to both power and sail boats. The campground is set within a lodgepole pine forest around the Ridge Creek and Splitrock loops, and the lake is never more than a short walk away. Driving times may vary based on conditions. Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Stove, Bear Lockers The best place to dive in is at Ch...Read more. Use landmarks to navigate fresh content. This is the closest of the parks three campgrounds to Donner Lake. The campsites aren't particularly spread out, but what they lack in privacy they make up for in proximity to the lake. However, a short distance away to the north and south are a number of good National Forest campgrounds. Day Use - Day Use hours are 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, seven days a week. Your browser does not support JavaScript! Sneeze or cough into a cloth or tissue; if not available, use your elbow. Camping - Located at Donner Memorial State Park is a campground of 154 sites, with picnic tables, restrooms (closed for the winter), beach, fishing, and lakeside interpretive trail that has 18 panels which discuss the natural and cultural resources in the area. Accommodations: Cable TV, Rooms, Studios with Kitchens, 1-Bedroom Suites, 2-Bedroom Townhouses. Swimming at Donner Beach is a truly refreshing experience (especially on a hot summer day). 15695 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA The granite that rose within the crust of the earth in enormous bubbles, then cooled and hardened, to be exposed by erosion. Surfers can typically plan on 12-24 mph winds, going up and down every few minutes. Avoid entering the facility if you have a cough, fever, are in self quarantine or have other symptoms of COVID-19.