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Trail Events

National Trials Day Guided Hike

Celebrate National Trails Day with guide Chauncey Parker for an enjoyable hike through some of Tahoe Donner’s beautiful and diverse outdoor areas while learning about the natural and cultural aspects of the region. All ages and hiking abilities welcome. Meet at the Alder Creek Adventure Center. Don’t forget to bring water, sunscreen and hiking footwear.
DATE: June 6, 3 – 6 p.m.
COST: Free

Tahoe Donner Volunteer Trail Days

Would you like to make a difference in the community and help improve our trails system? Join the Friends of Tahoe Donner Trails Club and Trails department, and volunteer during our summer trail days. Our projects are family friendly and open to a wide range of physical abilities. We want everyone to get involved. Lunch is even provided! To sign up, please call or email the Trails department at 530-582-9672 or For more information, please visit
DATE: June 20 & Sept. 12, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.COST: Free

Friends of Tahoe Donner Trials Invasive Weed Walk

Join the Friends of Tahoe Donner Trails and Truckee River Watershed Council’s Weed Warriors for an educational and invasive weed walk here in Tahoe Donner. We’ll visit multiple sites, carpooling from place to place, and walking short distances to see a variety of infestations. Lunch to follow. For all details and to RSVP (required), please visit the Friends of Tahoe Donner Trails website at

The following events, though not presented by or affiliated with Tahoe Donner, are wonderful community events. Mark your calendars!

Truckee Clean Up Day

This is an annual Truckee town-wide event for residents to focus on cleaning up their streets and community followed by a huge family BBQ at the Regional Park in downtown Truckee. Tahoe Donner participants should meet at SnowTech at 8 a.m. to check in with event organizers and to get Truckee Day t-shirts and instructions. For more information, go to
DATE: June 6, 8 a.m.

Annual Truckee River Day

This is a great community event for the whole gang or the entire family to join together for a day of river, meadow and wetland restoration. Work side-by-side with other volunteers to plant restoration sites with seedlings and willows, remove invasive vegetation, compost and mulch sensitive areas, remove garbage and more. Preregistration is required either online at or by calling 530-550-8760. After the day’s work, join your fellow volunteers at the River Fair to celebrate the Truckee River.


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