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.
- 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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