June 2018

3 Summer Activities in Amador County


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 County2018-06-24T19:40:58-07:00

Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival


Sutter Creek is a short 15 miles / 22 minutes drive from Pioneer CA.

Please join us!
August 10, 11, 12, 2018

Sutter Creek will be jumping again with the 20th Annual Ragtime Festival, presented by the Mother Lode Ragtime Society. Come to town and enter an era of Honkey Tonk music and […]

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Why You Should Visit Amador Wine County


Why You Should Visit Amador Wine County

Amador Wine County is a wine lover’s paradise, boasting more than 40 wineries and tasting rooms. It’s located in the Sierra Foothills in the heart of “Gold Country”, a region rich in history and known for its outstanding red wines. Amador is an […]

Why You Should Visit Amador Wine County2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

Host Your Family Reunions at Amador County’s Best Lodging Option


If you are planning a family reunion, Pioneer Inn & Suites is the perfect location for you. Our quiet getaway in Amador County is centrally located for Californians or a great meeting place for families coming together from all over the country. Pioneer Inn & Suites is Amador County’s best […]

Host Your Family Reunions at Amador County’s Best Lodging Option2018-06-11T02:41:16-07:00


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