Donner Summit Current Conditions

Road Closures, Campgrounds, Snow Reports, Weather

Weather Report

Current Conditions in
Soda Springs, California

Soda Springs is at an elevation of 6,800 feet and is 3 miles west of Donner Summit. Most of the major ski resorts in the Donner Summit area are within a couple of miles of Soda Springs, making weather reports from there a good indication of conditions at the ski resorts and over the summit.

For more detailed snow reports from the ski resorts, see the links below to the individual resorts and their webcams.

National Forest Campgrounds and Roads
Open or Closed?

Many campgrounds are scheduled to open for Memorial Day weekend, depending on the weather.
Note: It is always wise to call to confirm campground conditions before making plans: (530) 265-4531.

OPEN as of May 23, 2019 on the Tahoe National Forest and PG&E websites

  • Carr Lake Campground
  • Cold Creek Campground
  • Donner Memorial State Park Campground - opens Memorial Day weekend
  • Lindsey Lake Campground
  • Little Truckee Campgrounds, Upper and Lower

Listed as CLOSED as of May 23, 2019 on the Tahoe National Forest website.

  • Aspen Group Campground
  • Bear Valley Group Campground
  • Big Bend Group Campground
  • Big Reservoir Campground
  • Boca Campground
  • Boca Rest Campground
  • Boca Springs Campground
  • Bowman Campground
  • Boyington Mill Campground
  • Canyon Creek Campground
  • East Meadow Campground
  • Emigrant Group Campground
  • Faucherie Group Campground
  • Findley Campground
  • Fir Top Campground
  • French Meadows Campground
  • French Meadows Boat Ramp
  • Giant Gap Campground
  • Goose Meadow Campground
  • Granite Flat Campground
  • Grouse Ridge Campground
  • Hampshire Rocks Campground
  • Indian Springs Campground
  • Jackson Point Boat-in Campground
  • Kidd Lake Group Campground (PG&E)
  • Lake Spaulding Campground (PG&E)
  • Lakeside Campground
  • Little Lasier Meadow Horse Camp
  • Lodgepole Campground (PG&E) closed for the 2019 season
  • Logger Campground
  • Lower Lindsey Lake Dispersed Camping (PG&E)
  • Meadow Lake Campgrounds (PG&E)
  • North Fork Campground
  • Pass Creek Campground
  • Prosser Campground
  • Prosser Ranch Group Campground
  • Shirttail Creek Campground
  • Silver Creek Campground
  • Silvertip Group Campground
  • Skillman Horse Camp
  • Sterling Lake Campground (PG&E )
  • Tunnel Mills Group Campground
  • White Cloud Campground
  • White Rock Lake Campground (PG&E)
  • Woodcamp Campground
  • Woodchuck Campground

The Tahoe National Forest's website has a list of campsites and other recreation areas, indicating whether the facilities are currently open or closed:
Tahoe National Forest Recreation.

However, the website list is not always up to date, especially when conditions are changing. It is best to contact them by phone for the most accurate information:
(530) 265-4531


Snow Report Websites and Webcams

Check on snow conditions through ski resort webcams and snow reports. Webcams are sometimes found at the bottom of the ski resort's home page.

Boreal Snow Report and Webcam

Donner Ski Ranch Webcam

Soda Springs SNOW REPORT

Soda Springs Area Webcam

Sugar Bowl Webcams

Tahoe Donner SNOW REPORT

Tahoe Donner Webcams