Donner Memorial State Park Campground

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.

  • Hours Reserve online or call
  • Address Highway 80/Donner Lake, Truckee, CA
  • Phone 530-582-7892
  • Website Donner Memorial State Park Campground
  • Best Feature The park has over 8 miles (12.9 km) of hiking and over-the-snow trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Boat Ramp

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.

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