Archive for 'Donner Lake'

Donner Summit; by Morgan Adamski

This lookout point is a beautiful place to take in this scenery. There is also a link to snowsheds that provide another lookout area to view this wonderful place.

Donner Lake Beach; by Caitlin Filer

Donner Lake was named after the unfortunate Donner Party, which spent a long and tragic winter near the lake in 1846. A museum on the northeast shore has artifacts from the period.

Donner Lake Dock; by Krystal McMullen

In a particularly cold winter Donner Lake might freeze, unlike Lake Tahoe, its much deeper neighbor to the south.

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