November 2018

Saving Money While Skiing in Kirkwood

2018-11-27T22:51:41-07:00

About this time of year, when dark, gray skies appear on the northern horizon, some have gloomy thoughts of freezing temperatures, snow shovels, shoveling sidewalks, roofs, or worse, cars skidding on black ice, wrecks–enough. If you want to view only the gloomy side of the bleak midwinter, fine. However, others […]

Saving Money While Skiing in Kirkwood2018-11-27T22:51:41-07:00

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See

2018-11-27T22:46:53-07:00

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See

Nature Lovers will enjoy visiting the area any time of the year. Winter might seem like a dead time for birding, hiking, and other outdoor pursuits but there is still plenty to do within an hour or so of Pioneer. This article […]

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See2018-11-27T22:46:53-07:00

Tips for Planning Your Kirkwood Ski Trip

2018-11-27T22:46:31-07:00

Tips for Planning Your Kirkwood Ski Trip

While it might seem like summer just ended, winter will be here before long. With winter, comes the adventure of skiing or snowboarding, and Kirkwood’s opening day, November 19, is just around the corner. With that in mind, now is a good […]

Tips for Planning Your Kirkwood Ski Trip2018-11-27T22:46:31-07:00

4 Reasons Your Next Winter Vacation Should be in Amador County’s Best Lodging Option

2018-11-27T22:46:07-07:00

4 Reasons Your Next Winter Vacation Should be in Amador County’s Best Lodging Option

With winter right around the corner, it’s time to start daydreaming about drinking your next cup of hot cocoa while watching snowflakes fall outside. Winter vacations offer coziness with sides of action and relaxation, all much-needed in […]

4 Reasons Your Next Winter Vacation Should be in Amador County’s Best Lodging Option2018-11-27T22:46:07-07:00

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