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Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center & Multiuse Room

Visitor CenterThe Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center and Multiuse Room are available for reservation before 10am and after 5pm YEAR ROUND.  Maximum capacity is 199 persons depending on the nature of the event. 

The Multiuse room features a state of the art media center and video wall.  The Multiuse room is capable of supporting most multimedia presentations with a presenter microphone, HDMI compatibility and surround sound.  This space lends itself well to a community fundraiser location or educational conferences year round. 

Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center, depicts the history of the area and the people who came into this part of the Sierra, including local Native Americans, the Donner Party, builders of the transcontinental railroad, and Highway 40.   Special Event guests are allowed to privately enjoy these displays with the option of having a California State Park Guide assist your guests through the displays and answer any questions your invitees may have.  If you are interested in having an event at the Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center and/or Multiuse Room, please contact our Special Events Office at (530) 550-6165 or NorthTahoe.SpecialEvents@parks.ca.gov for the fee schedule and site availability.

 

Multi-use Room Empty Multi-use Room in use

 

Donner Memorial State Park Group Picnic Area

Picnic Area & Bar-B-QuesLocated in the beautiful and historic Sierra Nevadas this group picnic area can accommodate up to 75 people.    This is an undeveloped group picnic area with large BBQ’s. The rental fee includes ten parking passes with reserved parking.  The picnic area is located adjacent to the beautiful one-and-a-half-mile-long Donner Lake beach front.   Flushing toilets and fresh water are located nearby.  Please contact our Special Events Office at (530) 550-6165 or NorthTahoe.SpecialEvents@parks.ca.gov for the fee schedule and site availability.  This site is ideal for a family reunion or a casual outdoor summer wedding.  


Donner Memorial State Park Campfire Center

Campfire CenterThis rustic campfire amphitheater is a wonderful gathering area for larger groups that are registered campers in Donner Memorial State Park Campgrounds.  The amphitheater has multiple electrical outlets, a projection screen, 3 presenter/equipment podiums and a fire ring.  This area is ONLY available for rent by registered campers in Donner Memorial State Park Campground.  Please contact our Special Events Office at (530) 550-6165 or NorthTahoe.SpecialEvents@parks.ca.gov  for the fee schedule and site availability.