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Donner Summit boasts five alpine ski resorts, miles of cross country skiing, and numerous snow play areas.
With 40 feet of snow falling annually here at the top of the Sierra, winter is what most people think of when thinking about Donner Summit. If you don’t have plans for winter vacation, consider Donner Summit which boasts five alpine ski resorts, miles of cross country skiing, and numerous snow play areas. This is THE recommended area for cross-country skiing, dog sledding, and snow play. You can find the ski trails on the north side of the freeway. In the summer, boating and fishing is popular all up and down Donner Summit from the foothill lakes just a short distance away.
Donner Summit is located on the south side of Interstate 80 at the Castle Peak exit beyond Boreal Inn. SNO-PARK site map.
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The museum offers visitors a peak into what life was like on the Foresthill Divide during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.