Northeast of Truckee near Donner Summit, the Tahoe Donner Cross Country Center has 105km of groomed cross country ski trails in 3 trail systems over 4,800 acres above 6,500.
To reach the ski area, take Interstate 80 to the Donner State Park Exit. Travel east one-half mile to stoplight. Turn north onto Northwoods Boulevard. Follow signs to Cross Country Ski Area, approximately 5 miles (turn right on Fjord, left on Alder Creek).
Overall, Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is the 27th most popular cross country ski area of all 38 Nordic ski destinations in California.