February 2018

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing


Do you have the itch to hit the slopes a few more times before ski season is over? If so, Kirkwood is calling your name. At Pioneer Inn & Suites, we provide the most affordable lodging compared to other Kirkwood area hotels. We have rooms with two queen beds, one […]

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

Spring Skiing in Kirkwood? Stay With Us


Are you a skier or snowboarder? You have just a while longer to hit the slopes and enjoy the snow in Kirkwood with spring quickly approaching. People in California and surrounding states love Kirkwood for its diverse, challenging terrain and that it isn’t as busy as Tahoe ski resorts. You […]

Spring Skiing in Kirkwood? Stay With Us2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

Do You Enjoy the Road Less Traveled?


Are you planning a road trip in the upcoming months? Traveling through Amador County on scenic Highway 88 is a beautiful choice and the main route between Stockton, California and Minden, Nevada. Perhaps you are lining up your spring break plans and planning a trip to Lake Tahoe. Spring break […]

Do You Enjoy the Road Less Traveled?2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00


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