Admission: Free to visit, but fee to park
Pets Welcome – must be leashed

Donner Memorial State Park is a state park preserving the site of the Donner Camp, where members of the ill-fated Donner Party were trapped by weather during the winter of 1846–1847. Caught without shelter or adequate supplies, members of the group resorted to cannibalism to survive.

Park Attractions:

    Nature Trail
    Hiking Trails along the lake shore and up Coldstream Canyon
    Emigrant Trail Museum featuring information on Native Americans, the Donner Party, and the Transcontinental Railroad
    Pioneer Monument and the Donner Party’s Murphy cabin site

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