- West End Beach
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
NO DOGS, GLASS, OR SMOKING
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
Pete KristianSenior Aquatics Coordinator
Lisa KuceraAssistant Aquatics Coordinator
DAILY BEACH ADMISSION
SEASON BEACH PASS
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.
Credit card deposit is required on all rentals
Rentals available from 9am - 4pm (weather dependant)
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.)
2023 Reservations for Pavilion on the Point
Try the Pavilion for your wedding, reunion or special occasion! Featuring a fantastic view of the lake and mountains, this 30’ diameter covered pavilion is the ideal spot for any event requiring a more intimate setting. Our package includes reserved parking for up to fifty cars, admissions for 100 guests, and a private entrance. Click on the link below or call 582-7720 for more information and reservations.
Facility Rental Application (PDF)