Truckee, California

Truckee Real Estate
A source of active resort living or rustic mountain privacy, North Lake Tahoe offers a diverse range of lifestyles and homes. The North Lake Tahoe real estate listings give you a choice of homes from traditional chalets on Donner Lake, spacious Northstar and Tahoe Donner homes, lakefront property, Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley mountain homes with easy ski access, to the "old Tahoe style" luxury homes of Lahontan. All located very close to Tahoe City and easily accessible from either Reno, Nevada (45 minutes) or the Bay Area (3 hours), mountain fun is only a short drive away.

Area Features
Historic downtown Truckee offers fabulous shopping, fine dining, live music. The Truckee Regional park and new Truckee River Trail offers outstanding Outdoor recreation for all ages. The Truckee real estate market is booming with new construction.

Tahoe Donner
Tahoe Donner well known for its four-season amenities including an 18-hole PGA rated golf course, tennis courts, cross country skiing, a state of the art fitness facility and a fabulous downhill ski area. Tahoe Donner has several swimming pools, saunas, and an equestrian center. Tahoe Donner real estate offers a wide variety of homes, condominiums and lots for sale valued from Truckee has always been a desired destination for many including early settler including the ill-fated Donner Party. The railroad, logging, and ice-harvesting industry have all thrived in the area and Truckee proudly retains much of its Old West flavor. Amtrak still makes a daily stops in Truckee.

The town of Truckee is home to the Donner Memorial State Park, home to the Emigrant Trail Museum and the Donner Monument. The park is a reminder of the areas emigrant history. The museum and surrounding grounds give an astonishing look at the perils of the Donner Party pioneers who were trapped in the Sierra Nevada because of an early winter.

Recreational activities in the National Forest Wilderness areas during spring, summer and fall months include hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and four wheeling.

Truckee is situated on Interstate 80 near the border with Nevada; Truckee is where visitors leave Interstate 80 via Highway 89 to reach Lake Tahoe.

Located at over 5800 ft elevation in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Sierra College’s Tahoe/Truckee center serves the citizens of Truckee, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Tahoe City, Kings Beach, Incline Village, and other locations on Tahoe’s north and west shores. The campus is within minutes of world class recreation and adventuring, stellar natural geography, and modern cultural enrichment. The proximity of Donner lake and summit, Squaw Valley USA, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, the Reno basin, and several national forest and wilderness preserves provides the people of the region with a wide array of year round activities.

In Truckee, 1893 meets 2005 in a historically rich mountain town, where innovative charms give rise to enormous potential. Here, you can believe in the certainty of leisure well spent. In a business prospect realized. In a life beautifully redirected. Truckee is adventure discovered: so far from everything that you know, so close to everything that you want.