Donner Boat Ramp


Boat Ramp Launch OverviewNOW Open from May-September

  • 2 Boat Lanes Wide
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • $5 Parking Only Fee

Town of Truckee Watercraft Inspection Program

Prior to a watercraft, without a current Lake Tahoe inspection sticker, being launched into Donner Lake for the first time in the season, the owner or operator of the watercraft shall submit a self-inspection form to the Town of Truckee and obtain an inspection sticker for the watercraft. A current self-inspection form for the watercraft shall be kept in the watercraft and produced upon request of the Town of Truckee or its designee. Forms are also available at the Donner Lake Public Boat Launch.

Passes & Fees:

Daily PassSeason Pass
CA Residents$13$105
Out of State$18$150
Parking Only$6

Boat Ramp Fish Cleaning($50 additional vessel registered to the same person)

Use of Fish Cleaning Station is $5 when not paying launch/parking fee.

Current boat registration is required for a season pass.

Passes DO NOT include inspection fee.

Inspection Information can be found here:

For questions, please contact the Lake Tahoe and Truckee Boat Inspection Program at or 888-824-6267.

Boat Ramp Launch