Lakeside Interpretive Trail at Donner Lake

Truckee, California 96160

Lakeside Interpretive Trail at Donner Lake

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"Deep blue Donner Lake hosts a wonderful interpretive trail focused on both the lake’s spectacular alpine setting and on the history of the infamous pass that shares its name."

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Lake Tahoe (Falcon Guides)
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"Lake Tahoe gets all the glory, but this satellite lake, also deep and blue, is traced by an interpretive trail that shines a spotlight on both the spectacular setting and the remarkable, disturbing history of the infamous Donner Pass."

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Trail Information

Truckee
Nearby City
2.4
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Late spring, summer, and fall
Season
Tahoe National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Truckee CA and Norden CA
Local Maps