Donner Memorial State Park Campground
Donner Memorial State Park Campground, on the shore of Donner Lake, is one of the premier camping spots in California. Excellent facilities, a spectacular lake, and all the history of the region combine to make Donner a great experience for all ages. Donner Lake offers swimming, fishing, boating, waterskiing, and paddleboarding. The new High Sierra Crossing Museum has exhibits about Native Americans, pioneers, and the building of the transcontinental railroad.
Donner Memorial State Park has 138 campsites separated into three areas. Most campsites will accommodate RVs, trailers and tents. A handful of sites are tent-only. Restrooms include hot showers.
Reservations are released in one month blocks on the first of each month, 7 months in advance.
General Camping Information
Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, purchase firewood locally.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.