West End Beach Park

Opening Friday, 6/12 with significant COVID precautions in place. Social distancing will reduce the capacity for guests that the park can allow.

Facilities Update May 14

The beach will be open with designated 10ft. x 10ft. areas mapped out in the ground. You will set up your gear and sitting area in this space. Please practice proper social distancing at the beach and in the water.

Gates Open From 8am-8pm

Lifeguards on Duty: 9AM - 5PM

Concessions Open: 10am-4pm (grab-n-Go Only)

Boat Rentals Open from 9am-4pm 

(all rentals back in by 5pm)

NO DOGS, GLASS, OR SMOKING


BBQ Closed West End Beach Pickleball/Tennis Court - OPEN

Basketball Court & Volleyball Court - CLOSED

Playgrounds - CLOSED

All Tables/Picnic Tables - CLOSED (you may bring your own tables that can fit in your 10x10 space)

District Wide Fire Ban set by Truckee Fire Dept.No Charcoal BBQ’s provided at the beach. You may bring your own personal GAS BBQ’s only.

If all 10x10 spaces fill up, we will not allow entrance into the beach until a square opens up. All 10x10 squares are by a first come first serve basis. 

West End Beach
  1. Physical Address
    15888 South Shore Dr.
    Truckee, CA 96161

    Phone: 530-582-7777

  2. Pete Kristian

    Senior Aquatics Coordinator

  3. Lisa Kucera

    Assistant Aquatics Coordinator

DAILY BEACH ADMISSION

Adult (18-62):      $6

Youth (2-17):       $5

Senior (62+:        $5

SEASON BEACH PASS (TDRPD Residents only)

Adult:    $60

Child:    $50

Senior:  $50

Available for purchase at the beach during open hours except for Sat. & Sun. before 1 pm.

Purchase online now available! 


Located on the West Shore of Donner Lake, this 12-acre day use beach.  American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards supervise the designated swim area.

OPEN WITH OPERATIONS AND LIFEGUARDS FROM MAY-SEPTEMBER 

Lifeguards On Duty and Boat Rentals Available from 10am-5pm.

AMENITIES

Boat Rentals, Lifeguard Swim Areas, Concessions, Horseshoe Pits, Play Areas, Boat Storage, Picnic & BBQ, Beach Volleyball, Tennis Court, Pavilion. (See the top of this page for COVID operational changes)

  1. Boat Rentals
  2. Pavilion on the Point
  3. Picnic/BBQ Rentals

Equipment RentalsWest End Beach Boat Rentals

Credit card deposit is required on all rentals

Rentals available from 9am - 4pm

                                            1hr.        4hr.

Paddleboats:                      $32        $118

Double Kayak:                   $27         $98

Single Kayak:                    $22         $78

Standup Paddleboard:      $27         $98

Performance SUP:            $32        $118

Innertubes:                        $6

  

BOAT STORAGE

Storage racks are located at the West End Beach Park on Donner Lake for Kayaks and other small boats, including one-man outrigger canoes and rowing sculls. You can rent for the season at a discount price, or pay by the calendar month. Must provide your own locks, cables, and signed release. One boat per storage unit. No security provided. No overhang allowed.

SEASON: May 1- September (5 months)

REGISTRATION: For 2020, sign-up starting April 20 for returning renters in the same spot. April 27 for all new renters.

FEES: $120 season, $30/month

*Does not include admission to West End Beach during business hours.*

West End Beach Map