All boat owners are now required to self-inspect their watercraft prior to launching. A self-inspection must be completed prior to receiving a Donner Lake 2024 sticker. Once the form is complete, owners will bring their completed form to the Police Department to be signed. Upon completion, a sticker will be issued.

All motorized/trailered vessels launching on Donner Lake must first pass an invasive species inspection. For inspection station location and hours, please visit or call (888) 824-6267.  

Vessels launched at Beach Club Marina must be registered with Tahoe Donner. Vessel registration, proof of insurance and a release of liability waiver are required.  

You must have at least two people to launch a vessel, with one observing the ramp and launch zone for pedestrians and other hazards. Everyone on board your vessel will be charged the Daily Access Fee. 

To view the self-inspection form, click here. Inspection forms will also be found at the Parks and Recreations office and the Police Department.

For frequently asked questions about self-inspections, click here.

Tahoe Resource Conservation District is postponing the opening of the Truckee and Meyers watercraft inspection stations due to COVID-19. Once opened, boaters will be able to obtain decontamination there if needed.