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A great section of the Donner Lake Rim Trail with stunning views.


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Map Key

4.7

Miles

7.5

KM

Point to Point

7,301' 2,225 m

High

6,235' 1,900 m

Low

64' 19 m

Up

1,130' 345 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

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Need to Know

This trail is a on-motorized multi-use trail. Be courteous to other trail users.

Description

This is a new section of our Donner Lake Rim Trail, connecting the existing section to Northwoods Boulevard, essentially completing the northern portion of the Rim Trail. It has fantastic views of Donner Lake and the Sierra Crest, and connects a number of our conserved properties. More info can be found here.

Contacts

Shared By:

Truckee Donner Land Trust with improvements by Darya Filippova

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 2 votes

#3

in Tahoe Donner

#12976

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  4.0 from 2 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Tahoe Donner

#1,312

in California

#12,976

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Donner Lake views
Feb 16, 2020 near Truckee, CA
Feb 2020 - plenty of snow
Feb 16, 2020 near Truckee, CA
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Oct 13, 2023
Dane Andrus
Aug 30, 2020
Private User
Aug 12, 2020
Niels Bauer
10h 20m
Feb 16, 2020
Darya Filippova
Mostly snow covered at this time of year, some parts of the trail hard to find 5.2mi — 2h 26m
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