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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.
Located on the coat of Rollins Lake, Greenhorn Park is a full service campground with 40 sites. On site is a general store, marina, boat launch, beach for swimming, showers, dump station and wifi for campers.
This is a popular trail to the North Fork of the American River and is used by hikers, bicyclists and equestrians.
Those who come to Northstar know what they’re looking for. Sometimes it’s adventure, sometimes it’s to learn, sometimes it’s to relax in a welcoming place with family and friends. No matter what that experience is, they’ll find it to be exactly the way it should be.