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Tahoe Donner

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11509 Northwoods Blvd, Truckee, CA 96161-6000
+1 530-587-9400
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A beautiful hike of Ski Slope in Tahoe Donner. A perfect weekend trail loop during holidays, or on... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Sonia W
San Jose, California
Good for beginning skiiers

Although suffering from a lack of snow so far this season, the staff at Tahoe Donner are making the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
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Former Olympian biathlete Glenn Jobe designed this cross-country resort to be serene and sociable. In the summer, it features an equestrian center with pony rides, wagon rides and trail rides.
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11509 Northwoods Blvd, Truckee, CA 96161-6000
+1 530-587-9400
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

A beautiful hike of Ski Slope in Tahoe Donner. A perfect weekend trail loop during holidays, or on days when a more strenuous hike is not in the cards. The Tahoe Donner trail loop provides stunning views, a bit of an incline and a ton...More

Thank Sonia W
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Although suffering from a lack of snow so far this season, the staff at Tahoe Donner are making the best of the situation. Instruction received here was some of the best in the region, according to our kids.

Thank cutr2000
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Tahoe Donneris a large community with a mix of part time residents full time and vacationeers. Large rental homes put you between many attractions, 30 min from Reno, 3.5 hrs from San Francisco. Equestian activities (great view on horses), swimming pool, lDonner Lake access, boating...More

Thank RogerPsz
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was easily the most professional trail ride I have ever been on. There is a complex that is the center for many activities including horseback riding and biking. There is even a small restaurant. The trail rides have good, enthusiastic guides. The horses were...More

Thank familytraveler455
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If this is your first time to Downhill skiing or first time to Tahoe. The Tahoe Donner Ski resort is perfect. It's family friendly and cheap! They really do a nice job keeping the hills groomed. If it's a Holiday weekend plan ahead get up...More

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Snowplay is part of the Tahoe Donner ski area and provides sledding and tubing down groomed trails. It can be pricey- maybe $70+ for parents and two small kids. What we got was a marvelous staff, long lines, a fairly boring tubing course with a...More

Thank tr4par
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This place has it all. Horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, tennis, golf, swimming, access to Donner Lake.

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Whether you are an experienced cross country (stride or skate) skier or new to the sport, you will not find a better all around facility in the country. The center has everything for the family, cafe, bar, outdoor fire pits and access to over 100...More

Thank marty95157
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We did all snow activities in the snow park. Kids and elders enjoyed. Restrooms in the snow park are pathetic. There was only one for the whole park and that was broken after awhile too. Except that, snow tubing, sledding, skiing and other snow activities...More

1  Thank SituLalli
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This resort has ski and snowboard trails for people of all levels. There are advanced levels and beginner levels. The lodge is a little too expensive though. A corn dog is 5 dollars!

1  Thank Potato E
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Bob B
2 March 2017|
Response from Jack P | Reviewed this property |
It is about 2-3 mile walk, there's a shuttle in the summertime.