Exploring this region on interpretive walks and hikes, you can almost hear the clip-clop of oxen and the rumble of wagon wheels, as countless emigrants scaled the mighty Sierra Nevada in search of a better life. Learn about the success of the Stephens Party; the tragic events the Donner Party endured; and the importance of the transcontinental railroad.
Hiking + History = Donner Party Hike!
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Happy Hikers Say:
“Our family had a great time! It was our first year and we will be back next year!”Reno, NV
“My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the hiking and the speakers. Kudos to you and your volunteers. We look forward to trying a different hike next year.”Nancy Wakelee
Did the Summit Canyon hike. It was such a good choice, thank you for recommending it. Hope I can do more hikes next year. Had a great time.Arthur Porter