Donner Memorial State Park & Emigrant Trail Museum

Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada, Donner Memorial State Park offers the summer vacationer opportunities for camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, water-skiing, and hiking. In winter, visitors can cross country ski and snowshoe on trails and enjoy the season’s beauty. The park encompasses Scallenberger Ridge to the south of Donner Lake. In and around the park you can see some of the Sierra Nevada’s geologic history. Visitors are welcome year round at the Emigrant Trail Museum and the Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who immigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800s.


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12593 Donner Pass Road,
Truckee, CA 96161

Business Hours

Everyday 9AM – 4PM



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Donner Memorial State Park & Emigrant Trail Museum