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.

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?

Note: It is akways wise to call to confirm campground conditions before making plans: (530) 265-4531. Tahoe National Forest's website is not always current.

OPEN as of September 19, 2017 on the Tahoe National Forest and PG&E websites

  • Bear Valley Group Campground - (PG&E), closing Oct. 17
  • Big Bend Group Campground
  • Big Reservoir Campground
  • Boca Campground
  • Boca Rest Campground
  • Boca Springs Campground
  • Bowman Campground
  • Boyington Mill Campground
  • Carr Lake Campground, closing Oct. 31
  • Cold Creek Campground
  • Fir Top Campground
  • French Meadows Campground
  • French Meadows Boat Ramp
  • Giant Gap Campground
  • Goose Meadow Campground
  • Granite Flat Campground
  • Hampshire Rocks Campground
  • Indian Springs Campground
  • Kidd Lake Group Campground (PG&E), closing Oct. 3
  • Lake Spaulding Campground (PG&E)
  • Lakeside Campground
  • Lindsey Lake Campground< closing Oct. 17
  • Little Lasier Meadow Horse Camp
  • Little Truckee Campgrounds, Upper and Lower
  • Lodgepole Campground (PG&E)
  • Logger Campground
  • Lower Lindsey Lake Dispersed Camping (PG&E), closing Oct. 17
  • Meadow Lake Campgrounds (PG&E, closing Oct. 17)
  • North Fork Campground
  • Prosser Campground
  • Prosser Ranch Group Campground
  • Shirttail Campground
  • Silver Creek Campground
  • Skillman Horse Camp
  • Sterling Lake Campground (PG&E), closing Oct. 17
  • Tunnel Mills Group Campground
  • White Cloud Campground
  • White Rock Lake Campground (PG&E), closing Oct. 17
  • Woodchuck Campground

Still listed as CLOSED as of September 19, 2017 on the Tahoe National Forest website. Obviously some are open. Call to confirm.

  • Aspen Group Campground
  • Canyon Creek Campground
  • East Meadow Campground
  • Emigrant Group Campground
  • Faucherie Group Campground
  • Findley Campground
  • Grouse Ridge Campground
  • Jackson Point Boat-in Campground
  • Pass Creek Campground
  • Silvertip Group Campground
  • Woodcamp 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