Donner Memorial State Park

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In this virtual field trip, you will explore the region where the famous Donny Party spent the tragic winter of 1846 with a California State Park Interpreter. We will highlight the California emigrant experience and other important natural and cultural features of Donner Memorial State Park.

This program is geared towards grades 4-6 but all ages are welcome.

Questions? Email jeremy.lin@parks.ca.gov.


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Available Teacher Resources

Donner Memorial State Park Official Website



Historical References


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