Tahoe Donner is one of the largest subdivisions in Truckee and encompasses over 6,000 acres. It was first established in 1970 and the first home was built in 1972. There are nearly 6,000 residential lots out of which 4,662 were developed by January 2002. Tahoe Donner is made up of 80% second home owners with 55% from the bay area and 13% from the Sacramento area.
Amenities include downhill skiing, cross country skiing, tennis courts, championship golf course, camp ground, horseback riding, swimming pools, volleyball courts, private beach at Donner Lake, fitness center, sledding hills, and miles of hiking and biking trails.