December 2016

Amador County’s Best Inn Offers Hunters No Shortage of Winter Opportunities

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Considered part of Zone D-5 and WA-C, Amador County is perfect for hunters of all types. Currently, deer season is in full swing but as we already mentioned, the county offers sportsmen access to more than just one category of quarry. Let’s take wild pigs for example. They are found […]

Amador County’s Best Inn Offers Hunters No Shortage of Winter Opportunities2018-06-11T03:28:35-07:00

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes

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Winter is tailor-made for snuggling and there’s no better place to do it than Amador Wine County. It’s close to the best, snow-inspired activities and just bubbles over with romance. That’s why we’d recommend booking suites with kitchenettes now. They’re a keystone of romantic, Amador wine country weekends […]

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes2018-06-11T03:28:35-07:00

The Gold of Highway 88

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The Gold of Highway 88

Next time you are traveling through the Central Valley of California, take the scenic route to Lake Tahoe. Highway 88 offers a hidden passage with less traffic and ample natural beauty. This route takes you through California’s gold country and offers multi-season outdoor activities.

Take […]

The Gold of Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:35-07:00

3 Things You Should Know About Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park

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California’s Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is home to North America’s biggest collection of bedrock mortars. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, the park is just eight miles from Jackson and covers approximately 135 acres of land. If you are planning a trip to the […]

3 Things You Should Know About Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park2018-06-11T03:28:35-07:00

PIONEER CALIFORNIA

Pioneer is a census-designated place in Amador County, California. It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Pine Grove, at an elevation of 2986 feet (910 m), along State Route 88. The community is in ZIP code 95666 and area code 209. The population was 1,094 at the 2010 census.

Pioneer Station, built approximately 1925, is located in Pioneer however, it was never a Pony Express stop, a popular fallacy. It was a general store selling gas and water and offering camping sites. The old Pioneer Station still stands and is currently a private residence.

A post office opened in Pioneer in 1947.

Pioneer offers beautiful scenery for Route 88 motorists. There are a number of centuries-old tall pine trees and oak trees, as well as lakes for water sports and fishing.

+ The Kirkwood Lake Tract is located near here.
+ Mace Meadow Golf Course – golf and restaurant
+ Scenic Hwy 88 drive
+ Outdoor Activities – boating, fishing

Pioneer Inn & Suites provides accommodations for visitors to the surrounding Gold Country towns of:
Pine Grove, California
West Point, California
Wilseyville, California
Fiddletown, California