Tahoe Donner

11509 Northwoods Blvd.
Truckee, CA 96161
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Phone: 530-587-9444
Lodging Phone: 530-587-9455
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Resort Type
Nordic / Cross Country Alpine / Skiing Terrain Park

You'll discover Tahoe Donner in the upper reaches of Truckee. It is five miles from Donner Lake and less than 20 miles from Lake Tahoe. You will find one quad chairlift, one double chairlift and one surface lift accessing 14 runs with over 120 skiable acres. Tahoe Donner Ski Area is committed to being "the best place for family fun and learning." Wide-open bowls, uncrowded slopes, great beginner terrain, excellent grooming, and a friendly, courteous staff await all. Sledding is open during weekends and holidays periods at the Snowplay Area located at the Trout Creek Recreation Center.


Motels and lodges less than three miles away in Truckee and in North Lake Tahoe.


Ski and snowboard lessons. Retail shop, rental shop, demo skis, restaurant, bar and grill, snack bar, and lounge.

Area Recreation

Camp ground, day camps, golf course and driving range, equestrian center, Beach Club Marina, pool, recreation hut, tennis center, Trout Creek Recreation Center includes fitness center, pool, spa, and swimming lessons.

Snowboarding, cross country, snowshoeing , and sledding.

Cross Country

Complete cross country center with 45 trails and 110 kilometers of groomed track and skating lanes on 4,800 acres. Trails: 16 beginner, 21 intermediate, 5 advanced, 1 expert, 2 wilderness, and 2 snowshoe only. Night ski 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Rentals and lessons available.


Entire area open to snowboarding. Quarter pipe, jumps, tabletops, with lessons and rentals also available.

Runs / Trailmaps

Average Snowfall: Number of Skiable Acres: Number of Runs:
400 120 14
Elevation Base: Elevation Top: Longest Run: Vertical Feet:
6750 7350 1 600
Longitude: Latitude:
-120.22 39.34
Beginner Runs: Intermediate Runs: Advanced Runs: Expert Runs:
40% 60% 0% 0%

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Upcoming Events

October 29
Brews & Boos Beer Festival
Enjoy fall and winter craft brews in Halloween-style at the annual Brews & Boos Beer Festival.

October 29
Nevada Day Parade
The 78th annual event is the longest running admissions day celebration in the country and...

November 3
Off Beat Arts & Music Festival
Off Beat Arts & Music Festival is a citywide arts and music festival that showcases northern...

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Current Conditions

Status: Open
New Snow:
Last 24 Hours 0"
Last 48 Hours 0"
Last 72 Hours 0"
Lower Elevation 0"
Upper Elevation 0"
Terrain Type:
Number of Lifts 5
Ski Lifts Open 0
% of Terrain Open 0%
Cross-Country Kilometers 0
Cross-Country Kilometers Total 0
XC Trails 0
XC Trackset 0
XC Skate Groomed 0
Terrain Features 0

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