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Stunning views

It’s a drive up to get to the bridge are but the views from this historic bridge are hard to top... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2019
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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Best Adventure!!

Drove up to the Donner bridge to see the amazing view of Lake Donner! We then went back down the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2019
jnagel14
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Water Island, St. Thomas
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It’s a drive up to get to the bridge are but the views from this historic bridge are hard to top. Well worth the effort.
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Drove up to the Donner bridge to see the amazing view of Lake Donner! We then went back down the hill (parking on the side of the road by the China wall sign) to see the petroglyphs and made our way up the trail to the China Wall of the Sierra! Walked through some amazing mines!
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We always stop here to relax and take in the scenery. Great little parking area, right off the road, with tremendous views. You get a good view of Donner Lake and its surroundings. If you look around there is typically rock climbers doing there thing very close to where you
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I always come this way on my drive to Reno or Donner Lake as the views from the area around the Bridge are sublime, and the drive over the mountain pass is extraordinary. Just lovely. Lots of people do adventure hikes from here.
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The drive along Donner Pass Road around Donner lake offers incredible views along the way. You can park at Donner memorial summit and see an incredible view. You can also hike around on tje rocks. A little before tje bridge is another site where you can see Native American
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