Please refer to the appropriate state water quality agency website (California, Nevada) before heading out to your favorite beach, lake, or river to check for algae watches, warnings, or dangers.

Donner Memorial State Park Beaches

Situated on the southeast portion of Donner Lake, Donner Memorial State Park features beautiful beaches, boat rentals, hiking, interpretive paths, and a visitor center that details the history of the Donner Party, indigenous peoples, the Transcontinental Railroad and more. With its shimmering shores and stunning views of Donner Summit, the park is a highlight of […]

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Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

The Tahoe Vista Boat Ramp is OPEN FOR THE SEASON! See details below and online at Tahoe Vista Recreation Area (TVRA) is a sandy beach with restrooms, plaza, roped swim area, restrooms, and boat launch. The site contains a shady picnic grove with clusters of tables.  A parking lot (entrance on National Avenue) provides […]

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