Scenic single track trail following Alder Creek out to Stampede Reservoir, following in the historic path of pioneers in the 1800s.
Wheeler Loop Trail winds hrough forest, meadows, and marshes as it follows alongside a creek which drains in the Little Truckee River. It follows dirt roads and Henness Pass Road.
Twenty-five miles of variable level unmarked trails follow roads along Pole Creek and Silver Creek drainages for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing--closed to motorized vehicles.
Donner Memorial State Park offers free cross-country and snowshoe trails for adventurers of all ages, nestled among towering pines, winding along beautiful Donner Lake, and traveling historic trails.
A 3-6 mile cross-country and snowshoeing trail off of 89S between Truckee and Squaw Valley.
Standing tall above the reflections of Donner Lake lies one of the most visible areas for backcountry skiing in the Truckee area, Donner Peak.
Castle Peak represents the craggy and most prominent mountain top just north of the summit of Donner Pass on I-80. It offers a lot of great terrain for backcountry skiing.
A 6-mile paved bike path (plowed in winter) along the Truckee River from Truckee River Regional Park to Glenshire neighborhood and accessing Riverview Sports Park with historical and art landmarks.
A gorgeous wooded trail meandering along a stream,Sagehen Summit is a treasure in how much less foot traffic this area can see compared to other trailheads in the region.
Backcountry for the more adventurous and experienced, with 2,400' of climbing over 3 miles to reach the striking summit.
This historic logging road leaves Truckee heading up into Coldstream Canyon. It's an ideal location for snowshoeing or cross-country/back-country skiing.
Donner Summit and Donner Pass Snow Park Area can be very popular locations for all sorts of snow enthusiasts to get a taste of our Sierra winters. Check out parking at the California Sno-Park.