April 2018

Try Your Luck at the Jackson Rancheria Casino!


Our guests love taking the quick ride to Jackson Racheria Casino and Resort while staying with us! The 24-hour casino is located a short 15-20 minute drive from The Pioneer, and offers a wide range of entertainment options for the adults in your group!

The casino offers 36 gaming tables featuring […]

Try Your Luck at the Jackson Rancheria Casino!2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

The Gold of Highway 88


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 […]

The Gold of Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

Great Places for Nature Lovers in Amador County


Great Places for Nature Lovers in Amador County
Nature Lovers

Amador County, California is a great place for nature lovers. Whether you enjoy hiking, boating, or an assortment of other outdoor activities, Amador County is a place where fans of the outdoors can have a great time. Here are just some of […]

Great Places for Nature Lovers in Amador County2018-04-19T23:07:40-07:00


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