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Donner Lake, California

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#243 of 403 in Nature in California
Donner Lake is located in California. Make Donner Lake a centerpiece of your Modesto vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Modesto itinerary builder .
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  • It's a lot like Tahoe but also different. It's peaceful and beautiful but on a much smaller scale than Tahoe. There is a public Beach and lots of scenery to enjoy.  more »
  • Donner Lake is a very beautiful lake. It is located in a very touristic area, and popular with boaters, swimmers, fisherman, skiers, and hikers. The noisy highway above it takes away from the beauty. ...  more »
  • We picked up some tacos to go and met friends at the lakeshore near sunset. It was beautiful watching the light on the water surrounded by woods and mountains. There are picnic tables and bathrooms wh...  more »

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