"Donner Lake" Other Lakes Tip by speedy77

Other Lakes, California: 9 reviews and 17 photos


Beautiful lake, called 'The Gem of the Sierra', is located immediately beside Truckee. It is approximately 4,5 km long, 1,2 km wide, and 61 m deep.
The lake is a favourite for sailboaters, water skiers and swimmers. There is a swimming beach within Donner State Park at China Cove, but no lifeguard service is provided. A public beach with lifeguard service is located at the lake's west end.

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  • Updated Mar 30, 2004
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