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Such a beautiful, fun place!

West End Beach on Donner Lake has something for everyone! There is a big sandy beach that wraps... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Carol A
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Draper, Utah
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One of the best beach parks in the area

Great beach park. Lots of playground material, swimming, boat rentals, etc. Worth a day visit if... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
calsun99
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Truckee, California
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

West End Beach on Donner Lake has something for everyone! There is a big sandy beach that wraps around the whole end of the lake, with designated swimming, boating & fishing areas. There is a lifeguard and rentals of paddle boards, sailboats, kayaks, inter tubes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Great beach park. Lots of playground material, swimming, boat rentals, etc. Worth a day visit if you want beach at a beautiful lake.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank calsun99
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Here’s what I like about this beach. It’s seldom slammed, it’s an easy walk to the water from the parking lot, with plenty of space to picnic and hang out. I’ve only seen it packed once, even then we were able to park and find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deemariebee
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is a wonderful beach on Donner Lake, very popular with families, good for catching some rays and taking a dip.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Of all the places to hang out at the lake, West End on Donner is our favorite. It's gonna cost you to get in, all of $3/person I think, but with every penny. There's a large beach Andrea plenty of room for the kids to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The West End Beach is a great place to take the family. Entry fee is reasonable, parking is a bit limited-especially on a busy weekend. Staff were very pleasant, Lots to do for little ones in a very safe environment. Only negative-Restrooms could use a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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