Truckee Activities

Local activities

Donner Pass

Donner Pass features a 7,056-foot-high (2,151 m) mountain pass in northern Nevada, above Donner Lake & Donner Memorial State Park about 9 miles (14 km) west of Truckee, California. The California Trail, Overland Route, Lincoln Highway, and Victory Highway (both U.S. Route 40 and later Donner Pass Road), and the First Transcontinental Railroad, used the Pass and indirectly by Interstate 80. The Pass got its name from the Donner Party in 1846.
Location: Truckee, CA.

Tahoe Equestrian Center

Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center is the perfect place for horse lovers looking for an unforgettable experience. They offer guided trails for children and adults, pony rides for kids who are too young to ride a horse by themselves and riding lessons. The Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center is a great addition to any California vacation.
Location: Northwoods Clubhouse at 11509 Northwoods Boulevard, Truckee (CA 96161) USA

Donner Memorial State Park

Donner Memorial State Park can be found in the Sierra Nevada mountains and offers a variety of outdoor activities for summer vacationers. The park includes Schallenberger Ridge. Here visitors can enjoy camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking, and more. This park is known for its old sedimentary rocks, large boulders, and geological debris, which are remnants of a time when glaciers dominated the area.
Location: 12593 Donner Pass Rd

Tompkins Memorial Trail

The Tompkins Memorial Trails, the Martis Valley, and Porcupine Hill areas are open to hiking, running, and biking.

Truckee Bike Park

A local attraction, that provides an outlet for bike enthusiasts in the area. There are 12 sections to the park: slopestyle, dirt jumping, XC loop, dual slalom; pump track; strider track (30,000 feet of rolling hills); floor track; flow lines; drop zone; BMX track; XC trail; and rhythm dirt jumps.
Location: 2200 Joerger Dr, Truckee, CA 96161, United States

Martis Peak Fire Lookout

A stunning view. One of the most fascinating of all Tahoe Peaks. Constructed in 1914. Enjoy a 7.5 mile hike (1700 ft)up the Martis Peak with your friends to amazing views of Lake Tahoe, the fire lookout, and many others.
Location: Truckee Ca. 96161

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center

Location: 15275 Alder Creek Rd., Truckee, CA. 96161
Phone: 530-587-9484