This natural alpine lake, known as "Jewel of the Sierra," is located along the Eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada Range. Donner Lake can reach a temperature of 76° during Summer. This beautiful lake can be perfect for swimming, sailing, water skiing, diving, and fishing

 

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The North shore of the Lake hosts 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of public docks for both swimmers and boaters. The lake is open to both power and sail boats.

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There are many ways to engage with the lake. The shores are populated with large rocks as well as sandy beaches.