About Donner Lake
Donner Lake, also known as the "Jewel of the Sierra," is a popular destination for locals and out-of-town visitors. It is a beautiful freshwater lake located in Truckee about 11 miles northeast of Lake Tahoe. A wide range of recreational activities mean fun for the entire family throughout the whole year. Summer water activities include swimming, sailing, water skiing, diving, fishing, and boating. Donner Lake is known for having some of the largest lake trout in the state, which makes it an appealing destination for fishermen all over the country. The lake also has nearby local camp grounds, rock climbing summits, and fabulous ski resorts. To learn more, visit www.donner-lake.com.