The Donner Summit is a truly unique area that many visitors to Lake Tahoe pass by on Interstate 80, heading to Truckee and North Shore communities. Peaceful and scenic, the Summit is nestled in the mountains roughly 10 minutes from downtown Truckee, and 30 minutes from the shores of Lake Tahoe.
Those looking to truly experience the breathtaking beauty and pristine serenity of the Sierras will want to explore The Summit. The area has much to offer residents in every season. Hiking trails, including the world-famous Pacific Crest Trail, wind through the peaks and valleys. Mountain biking is another popular past-time, as well as fishing and boating in the smooth waters of Donner Lake.
Local ski resort Sugar Bowl is the oldest and longest-running independent ski resort in Northern California. Located just off I-80 at 8,383 ft, Sugar Bowl is beloved for its snow levels and easy access from the freeway. Just down the road is Soda Springs, a family-friendly resort perfect for beginners. North America’s largest cross-country ski resort, Royal Gorge, is also located at the Summit and offers six trail systems that cover 6,000 acres of wilderness.
Communities located along The Summit include; Kingvale, Norden, PlaVada, Soda Springs, and Serene Lakes.
Donner Summit Homes for Sale
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