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West End Beach Park

15888 S Shore Dr, Truckee, CA 96161

Located on the beautiful shores of Donner Lake, this 12-acre day-use beach offers plenty of amenities in a peaceful setting, surrounded by mountains. The beach offers plenty of family-friendly features including playgrounds, picnic benches, a sandy beach with shallow water, and a swim area supervised by American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards.

West End Beach Park
15888 S Shore Dr, Truckee, CA 96161

Hours of Operation

Gates open 8AM-8PM
Concessions 10AM-4PM

Beach Features

  • Beach Volleyball
  • Boat Rentals
  • Food Concessions
  • Lifeguards
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Public Bathrooms
  • Swimming
  • Tennis Court

Helpful Information

NO FIRES: A District Wide Fire Ban is in effect for Truckee and Donner Summit residential areas. Personal GAS BBQs are permitted in picnic sites. Check the Truckee-Tahoe Travel Alert for updates.

No dogs, smoking, or glass.

For admission fees, rentals, and more information visit the West End Beach Park website here.