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The park is home to numerous hiking and snowshoeing trails, or you can swim, boat and fish.
For information about the tragic Donner Party, head to the Emigrant Trail Museum. There you’ll also find intricate dioramas detailing the history of railroad development in the Sierra Nevada region. Visitors also suggest you spend some time outdoors. The park is home to numerous hiking and snowshoeing trails, or you can swim, boat and fish.
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.
Blackwood Canyon is the West Shore’s most prominent canyon, holding so many zones that one would need a month of exploration to ski it all.
This wide, level trail can be used for a half-day walk and a pleasant picnic along the Middle Fork American River.
With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is the perfect place to spend the weekend on the slopes.