Now Hiring Lifeguards! 

Make your office the beach this summer!


Open to the public Park

No Services Provided (Late September through May)

Admission will be charged on Saturday & Sunday from May 27 - June 4

Located on the West Shore of Donner Lake, a 12-acre day-use beach with American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards supervising the designated swim area during the summer months.

Gates Open From 8am-8pm

Concessions: Closed


District Wide Fire Ban set by Truckee Fire Dept. You may bring in your own personal GAS BBQ’s only or you can reserve a picnic site and use our own charcoal BBQs. 

Picnic sites are by reservation only. Please reserve online 24 hours in advance or at the front kiosk the day of (if available). reserve a picnic site

  1. Pete Kristian

    Senior Aquatics Coordinator

  2. Lisa Kucera

    Assistant Aquatics Coordinator

West End Beach



Adult Resident (18-62):  $9

Adult Non-Resident (18-62):  $13 

Youth & Senior Resident (1-17 & 62+):  $7

Youth & Senior Non-Resident (1-17 & 62+):  $11

Adult Resident (18-62):  $90

Adult Non-Resident (18-62):  $130 

Youth & Senior Resident (1-17 & 62+):  $70

Youth & Senior Non-Resident (1-17 & 62+):  $110

Available for purchase online or at the beach during non-busy hours. 

  1. Boat Rentals
  2. Pavilion on the Point
  3. Picnic/BBQ Rentals

Equipment RentalsWest End Beach Boat Rentals

Credit card deposit is required on all rentals

Rentals available from 9am - 4pm (weather dependant)

                                            1hr.        4hr.

Paddleboats:                      $35         $130

Single Kayak:                     $25         $90

Double Kayak:                    $30         $110

Standup Paddleboard:       $30         $110

Lifejackets are available.



Storage racks are located at the West End Beach Park on Donner Lake for Kayaks and other small boats, including one-man outrigger canoes and rowing sculls. You can rent for the season at a discount price, or pay by the calendar month. Must provide your own locks, cables, and signed release. One boat per storage unit. No security provided. No overhang allowed.

SEASON: May 1- September 30 (5 months)

REGISTRATION: Online Registration Open Now 

FEES: $140 season (Does not include admission to West End Beach during business hours.)

West End Beach Map