Having a home on beautiful Donner Lake is an amazing alternative to owning on Lake Tahoe. The area has a family resort feel, with homes that date back in time to many modern or refurbished homes. Its close proximity to Highway 80 gives it easy access for second home owners. Located in West Truckee, it's the closest Tahoe area neighborhood to the Bay area via Interstate 80. Donner Lake is popular with visitors and locals alike, offering several summertime beach and dock options and amenities such as paddleboards, kayaks and paddle boats. Private and public docks are located around the lake. Homeowners in Donner Lake enjoy a private beach and boat launch, giving ownership in this area an exclusive feel.