August 2017

The Buck is worth The Doe


If there were a way to relax and prepare for your hunt, would you take it? All hunters want the best experience possible. A hunter with just stories is a hunter with no food on the table.

The early morning stars and the Hunters Moon will light your way […]

The Buck is worth The Doe2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

Experience Hunting in Amador County


The smell of fresh air at four o-clock in the morning is only beautiful to a select few, and even fewer will spend these mornings wandering through forests in search of prey. They are hunters. Hunting has evolved from a primitive sport to a fascinating and civilized past time. While […]

Experience Hunting in Amador County2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

Amador County’s Best Option for Lodging


One of the all-time greatest road trips in the state of California is a road trip on scenic Route 88. Not only will you be viewing some of prettiest countryside in the state, you’ll also be driving through historic Gold Country and Sutter Creek, past vineyards so lovely you’ll want […]

Amador County’s Best Option for Lodging2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

Sights to See Along California’s Scenic Highway 88


Winding through some of California’s most picturesque landscape, Highway 88 provides a scenic drive across the state. As it carves its way through the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, the highway brings travelers to forests, lakes, and even a few man-made tourist attractions. Motorcyclists, solo drivers, and family vehicles alike will […]

Sights to See Along California’s Scenic Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

Summer Activities in and around Amador County


Amador County, California boasts beautiful scenery that anybody could love. It is in scenic Sierra Nevada and is known for its gold mines. The region has long attracted minors from around the country to extract valuable gold deposits. It also attracts many tourists from Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and other […]

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


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