August 2018

Chaw’se Big Time Indian Celebration – Flyer

2018-08-27T22:58:54-07:00

Big Time Events
Several times a year ceremonies are held in the hun’ge (roundhouse) by local Native Americans. One of those ceremonies, Big Time, brings together Indian families on the weekend following the fourth Friday in September for the annual acorn gathering. Dancing, hand games, singing and storytelling are traditional at […]

Chaw’se Big Time Indian Celebration – Flyer2018-08-27T22:58:54-07:00

Chaw’se Big Time Indian Celebration

2018-08-27T22:53:33-07:00

Saturday-Sunday
September 22 – 23, 2018

Chaw’se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park in Pine Grove is home to the The Chaw’se Regional Indian Museum.

Big Time brings together Indian families on the weekend following the fourth Friday in September for the annual acorn gathering.

Dancing, hand games, singing and storytelling are traditional at […]

Chaw’se Big Time Indian Celebration2018-08-27T22:53:33-07:00

Visit the Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek

2018-08-03T23:23:15-07:00

During your next stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites take a day trip to Sutter Creek and visit the Knight Foundry.

Sutter Creek’s Historic, Industrial Crown Jewel. The Knight Foundry, set in the heart of Sutter Creek, California, is America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop. Established in 1873 by Samuel […]

Visit the Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek2018-08-03T23:23:15-07:00

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

2018-07-08T21:48:41-07:00

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 Valley2018-07-08T21:48:41-07:00

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