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4th of July in Truckee

There's no shortage of excitement and scenic beauty for Truckee's 4th of July celebrations. If you're attending the festivities, this guide will help you plan ahead and enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

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Fireworks at Donner Lake

Celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks display over Donner Lake. Best viewing will be from West End Beach and along the shoreline of Donner Lake.
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West End Beach Celebration

Get excited for a full day of fun with music, games, and feel good summer vibes all day.
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Truckee 4th of July Parade

This event is a Truckee tradition and family-friendly  that our community loves in Downtown Truckee from 10am-1pm.
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Pancake Breakfast & Firecracker Mile

Start your day with a free pancake breakfast at Truckee Fire Station 92 from 7-10am. Afterwards, run the Firecracker Mile: a mile-long race that follows the parade route.
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Free shuttles & transportation

Getting Around

Keep your car at home this 4th of July and take advantage of free shuttle & transportation options or ride your bike and use free bike valet.
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Climb on world-class California granite, go on a guided adventure, and visit our state of the art new indoor climbing gym.
Rock Climbing
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Find your flow on epic mountain bike trails, explore dirt roads on a gravel bike or take a ride on Truckee-Tahoe's scenic paved paths.
Biking
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Find the perfect trail for a hike or run, from rugged and rockly treks up mountain peaks to mellow meadow strolls.
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Find the perfect spot to relax on over 85 miles of lakefront shoreline between Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake.
Fly Fishing
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Explore fun activities for kids of all ages! Parks, swimming pools, easy bike paths & more.
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From bird  watching to glamping to nature photography, there are endless ways to enjoy the outdoors!
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Summer Adventure Ideas

Discover the wide range of outdoor activities that Truckee-Tahoe has to offer this 4th of July. From rock climbing to bird watching, there's something for everyone. Spend a fun-filled day with the family, take a hike on scenic trails, or enjoy the thrill of mountain biking.
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Hiking & Trail Running

Truckee-Tahoe is home to hundreds of miles of scenic dirt trails and access couldn’t be easier with the Tahoe National Forest, Donner Memorial State Park, Desolation Wilderness, and other nearby public lands right in our backyard.
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