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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
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...

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

Perfect Weekend

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

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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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