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Donner Lake, California

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#238 of 396 in Nature in California
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  • Donner Lake is beautiful up close or viewed from the summit. We hiked the train tunnels and had beautiful views from afar then drove down to the lake itself. A very dog friendly area as well!  more »
  • This is a very nice lake. There is a road right along the one side with some cool old small hotels. The other side is framed by mountains. You can see some of the old train works up on the mountains. ...  more »
  • 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 »

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