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Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada, Donner Memorial State Park offers the summer vacationer opportunities for camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, water-skiing, and hiking. In winter, visitors can cross-country ski and snowshoe on trails and enjoy the season’s beauty. Visitors are welcome year-round at the Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center and at the Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who emigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800’s. The Visitor Center features compelling new exhibits that tell the stories of the Emigrant Experience, the Donner Party, the Land of the Washoe, Chinese construction of the railroad, and early motoring adventures over Donner Pass.
The park is 100 miles east of Sacramento via Interstate 80, and is within the town of Truckee, just west of downtown on the south side of the freeway.
Come for a weekend or stay for a week, with great fishing, water sports, boating, biking or just sitting around the campfire.
Thousand Trails’ Snowflower RV Resort strives to offer a range of fun-filled and adventurous activities including trout fishing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and biking.
10 campsites, no rv/trailers, vault toilets, piped water, picnic tables, fire rings and no grills. No refuse containers pack-it-in, pack-it-out.