Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, Truckee

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  • September 30, 2017
    To Visit Donner Memorial bring to life the struggles and horrors the Donner - Reed Party went through. The park has an awesome statue, a visitors center, a snackbar, camping, a really nice lake, some ...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    I stop here every time I come to Lake Tahoe as Donner Lake and the forests are just gorgeous any time of year--and the lake is usually warmer and more swimmable than Tahoe. Of course, the dark history...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    My husband and I enjoyed stopping here. There is a $10 fee per car. The 20-30 minute movie was a good place to start when you arrive. It's a nicely done memorial of westward movement.  more »

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