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Donner Lake – Best SUP Spots

BEST PLACES TO PADDLE BOARD | DONNER LAKE, TRUCKEE, CA

Donner Lake Best Standup Paddle Board Spot Northern California

Donner Lake is a freshwater lake in Northeast California on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and about 11 miles northwest of the much larger Lake Tahoe.

Board Style Recommendation: Donner Lake is perfect for paddle boarding. A touring standup paddle board will provide a very enjoyable experience by cutting through the flat water. Donner Lake fishing offers some of the best fishing in the Eastern Sierras, so a fishing standup paddle board will get you where the fish are.

Elevation: 5,900′

Average Summer Temperature: 77 °F

Accessibility Rating: 10/10

Boats/Speed Limit: Some boating use, 35 MPH speed limit during the day; 10 MPH between sunset and sunrise.

Wildlife: Deer, Coyote, Bears, Bobcats, Mountain Lions and Bird of Prey.

Things to know: Donner Lake gets windy in the afternoons, so get there early to avoid choppy water.

DONNER LAKE, TRUCKEE, CALIFORNIA

15695 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

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