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Donner Lake, California

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  • About 2.5 hours around the entire lake with 2 dogs. Realized approx 65% of Donner Lake is not public accessible. I started on the east end and access is Donner Memorial State Park. Love this State Par...  more »
  • We visited both Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake and had a great time at both places, however we actually prefer Donner Lake because it has more variety. We were not able to rent Kayaks at Tahoe because it ...  more »
  • We rode our bicycles around this lake in late June and it was beautiful. We discovered Donner Memorial State Park which has 150 camping sites and a huge long beach area with picnic tables and trees fo...  more »