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Summer & Fall

Trails, Paved Paths & Access

Trails + Paved Paths + Access

Truckee is your base camp for summer and fall adventures to explore with recreation right out your back door. Hike or bike on world-class trails, or the 17 miles of paved paths in Truckee. Many of the paved paths including the Legacy and Trout Creek trails are cleared in the winter for year-round enjoyment. From casual to challenging, there’s a trail for everyone to enjoy the majestic lakes, rivers, and mountain peaks surrounding us.

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Summer Trails + Paved Paths + Access:
Coldstream Canyon
This historic logging road leaves Truckee heading up into Coldstream Canyon. It's an ideal location for snowshoeing or cross-country/back-country skiing.
Cold Stream Road & Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Commemorative Emigrant Trail
Scenic single track trail following Alder Creek out to Stampede Reservoir, following in the historic path of pioneers in the 1800s.
Hwy 89 & Donner Camp Picnic Site
Truckee, CA 96161
Donner Lake Rim Trail
Multi-use single track trail on the mountains and ridges surrounding Donner Lake. Currently 15 of the planned 23-mile trail are open (9 of those for bicycle use).
Glacier Way
Truckee, CA 96161
Donner Summit Canyon
The trail in this historic area off of Old Hwy 40 on Donner Summit follows clear creeks and has scenic views directly down to Donner Lake. Only non-motorized vehicles are allowed on the trail.
16395 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Historical Site - Donner Camp Trail at Alder Creek
Interpretive 1/3 mile trail with plaque commemorating where part of the Donner Party camped near Alder Creek, trapped during the severe winter of 1846-47.
Donner Party Picnic Area
Truckee, CA 96161
Johnson Canyon
A local's favorite trail for mellow backcountry heads through Johnson Canyon with views of Donner Lake.
Hwy I-80 and Donner Lake exit
Truckee, CA 96161
Lakeshore Interpretive Trail
2.5 mile path along Donner Lake, with Donner Memorial State Park history and ecology exhibits along the way.
Donner Memorial State Park
Truckee, CA 96161
Loch Leven Lakes
Hikers who enjoy swimming in alpine lakes are drawn to this scenic hike that leads to four lakes at the end of Donner Summit Trail.

Donner Summit
https://clients.innroad.com/loch/property.aspx
Truckee, CA 96161
Martis Creek Wildlife Area Trail
4.1 mile easy to moderate hiking loop.
HWY 267
Just south of Martis Dam Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Martis Peak Fire Lookout Hike
Nearly eight mile hike from just south of Brockway Summit on HWY 267 to the Martis Peak fire lookout, with about 1700 ft in elevation gain.
Brockway Summit on HWY 267
Truckee, CA 96161
Prosser Creek Reservoir
A popular local recreation spot, four miles from downtown Truckee with single track and dirt roads weaving through the woods and around the reservoir. Camping is available at the north end.
Truckee, CA 96161
Sagehen Creek Trail
2.5 mile single track trail from 89N at Sagehen Creek to Stampede Reservoir.
HWY 89N at Sagehen Creek Bridge
Truckee, CA 96161
Sagehen Summit Trail
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.
Hwy 89 North
Truckee, CA 96161
Sawtooth Trail
9-mile single track trail with great vistas.
Thelin Drive
Ponderosa Palisades
Truckee, CA 96161
Tahoe Rim Trail
The Tahoe Rim Trail is a beautiful 165 mile single track, multi-use trail winding high above Lake Tahoe.
Truckee, CA 96161
Trout Creek Trail
Bike, walk, run or skate from Tahoe Donner to downtown Truckee. Trout Creek Trail is a Class 1 paved trail connecting Northwoods Boulevard to Downtown Truckee.
10069 Bridge St
Truckee, CA 96161
Truckee River Legacy Trail
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.
Truckee River Regional Park
Truckee, CA 96161
Waddle Ranch Preserve
Hikers and nature lovers enjoy this hike through meadows and over creeks that leads to Lake Ella and Martis Creek Lake in Martis Valley. The trailhead is located just off of Hwy 267 before Northstar.
Hwy 267, 3 miles south of Truckee
Truckee, CA 96161