Current Projects

Work continues on the Donner Lake Rim Trail, a planned loop encircling the peaks around Donner Lake. Expected to be 23 miles long when complete, current sections connect Glacier Way in Tahoe Donner to the Castle Valley Trailhead on Donner Summit. It... Read more
Black Wall, acquired by the Truckee Donner Land Trust in 2015 with incredible support from the climbing community, is the largest rock formation on Donner Summit. The large east-facing wall is the first rock formation you encounter on the right as... Read more
Truckee Donner Land Trust acquired Donner Summit Canyon west of Donner Lake in 2010, conveying it to California State Parks as part of Donner Memorial State Park in 2012. The conservation of this land preserves an important part of California... Read more
LOWER Carpenter Valley The Land Trust has purchased 1,320 acres north of Truckee that includes a significant portion of Lower Carpenter Valley. This new acquisition follows a recent string of successful acquisitions that include Waddle Ranch... Read more
Click here to download the update. View Letters of Support for the Royal Gorge/Van Norden Meadow Update: The Truckee River Watershed Council The Nature Conservancy, American Rivers, SYRCL The Sierra Business Council Department of Fish and Wildlife... Read more