Glacier Meadow Loop Trail is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near Truckee, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Directions from Truckee: Travel west on Hwy. #80 for approximately 8 miles. Take the Castle Peak Area/Boreal Ridge Road exit, which is immediately west of the highway's Donner Summit Roadside Rest Area. On the south side of the highway there is a sign reading: Tahoe National Forest Trailhead Donner Summit Pacific Crest Trail. Follow the directions on the sign turning east for 0.4 miles to the trailhead. This trailhead provides access to the trail.