Due to Covid-19 and safety concerns,
all Sierra State Parks Foundation events have been canceled
through the end of June, 2020.
Sierra Speaker Series: Trailhead of Truckee’s Trails (PENDING)
July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Complimentary refreshments will be served, with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program. Parking is free after 5 pm.
Everyone knows that Donner Summit is the most historically significant square mile in California and maybe the entire Western United States. Take a trip to the most historically significant square yard in the most historically significant square mile in California.
Bill Oudegeest has had a house on Donner Summit for more than forty years. He is a retired public school teacher and administrator, and one of the founders of the Donner Summit Historical Society. He writes and edits the Donner Summit Heirloom, has published two books on local history, written a variety of pamphlets and exhibits, leads hikes, etc.