Donner Lake is one of the best kept secrets in Truckee. Properties at Donner Lake are ideal for homeowners who want to be near a lake without paying the higher prices near Tahoe. Donner Lake is also ideally located just minutes from the freeway and downtown Truckee.
Many homes at Donner Lake are nestled up in the trees and have the rustic, cabin feel. There are also various newer homes along the lake. Many homeowners near Donner get to enjoy fantastic lake views and mountain views.
Donner Lake is a very popular hangout place in the summer for both locals and visitors. Many enjoy soaking in the sun from one of the 60 public docks around the lake. Donner Lake is also a popular water ski and fishing lake. Some of the best rock climbing around is located just up the road up Old Highway 40. Homeowners on the West End of Donner Lake get to enjoy the HOA amenities including the private beach, volleyball courts, basketball courts, ping pong, horse shoe pits, private boat storage, and BBQ pits.
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