July 2017

Discover Amador County’s best lodging option at the charming Pioneer Inn & Suites

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At Pioneer Inn & Suites, we love August and September. Late summer is a classic time for Californians to get away to the mountains. Whether you have spent your life in the Golden State, have recently moved here or are visiting from afar, don’t miss your opportunity to experience California’s […]

Discover Amador County’s best lodging option at the charming Pioneer Inn & Suites2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

August Events and Activities in California’s Rustic Amador County

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Amador County is one of the hidden gems of California. By planning your August or September getaway on scenic state route 88, you seize the opportunity for adventure, romance and entertainment in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Gold Country and up into the high mountains themselves. Let’s look at events in […]

August Events and Activities in California’s Rustic Amador County2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

California scenic highway 88 offers up hikes in the idyllic Hope Valley

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Summer is the time to explore the High Sierra, whether by car or on foot. While the romance of a through-hike the length of the Sierra or of the entire Pacific Crest may tempt you, for most travelers the window for vacation adventures is shorter. The perfect Sierra experience may […]

California scenic highway 88 offers up hikes in the idyllic Hope Valley2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

3 Summer Activities in Amador County

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California’s wide-ranging landscape and cultural diversity offers a variety of family friendly activities. Amador County is no exception; its museums, parks, and wineries allow couples, families, and singles to see the region’s rich culture. California’s status as a vacation destination holds true year-round, but the summer months are particularly popular […]

3 Summer Activities in Amador County2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

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