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Truckee

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Dubbed as one of the coldest towns in the West, the high elevation Sierra town of Truckee, California features some of the best alpine scenery around. Lake Tahoe to the south, Gold Lake to the north, Reno down the hill, pine forest, granite peaks, big rivers & streams running all over, with meadows to picnic, trails to hike & bike, plus snowy slopes to ski.
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elevation: 5820' population: 16,553 zip code: 96161

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terrain:
alpine lakes, rivers & ski slopes


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location:
Nevada County
NW of Tahoe
on Interstate 80

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recreation:

  • backpacking
  • camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Trails
  • fishing
  • snowboarding
  • snow skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • snowmobiling
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Tahoe National Forest
  • Donner Lake - Donner State Park
  • Truckee River
  • Truckee River Regional Park
  • Yuba Gap Snow Park
  • Fordyce Creek
  • Truckee River Kayaking
  • Donner Summit Sno-Park
  • truckee campgrounds

    Donner State Park Camping
    Granite Flat Campground
    Goose Meadows Campground
    Truckee Campground - Prosser
    Upper Little Truckee River Camp
    Boca Campground - Truckee
    Alpine Meadows - Martis Creek Lake
    Big Bend Group Camp - Yuba River
    Boyington Mill Campground
    Silver Creek Campground Truckee River
    Lower Little Truckee Campground
    Bear Valley Campground OHV
    Hampshire Rocks Campground
    Sterling Lake Campground
    Woodchuck Campground

    tent camping

    description:
    Truckee is located atop the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the granite splendor & alpine country of Nevada County California. I-80 does get some serious snow & is known to close occassionally, so check weather conditions thru Cal-Trans anytime during winter months: October - April

    nearby towns:
    Norden
    Soda Springs (Nevada Co)
    Tahoe City
    Sierraville
    Squaw Valley
    Alta
    Colfax
    local links:

    Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
    10065 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
    530-587-2757
    http://www.truckee.com

    Truckee River Legacy Trail
    Moody's Bistro & Lounge
    Truckee Meadows Community College
    Truckee Trails - Hike & Bike
    Sierra Avalanche 530-587-3558
    Traffic Reports I-80

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