March 2019

Great Places for Nature Lovers in Amador County

2019-03-06T23:29:00-07:00

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 County2019-03-06T23:29:00-07:00

Fun Things to do in Amador County in Spring

2019-03-06T23:28:16-07:00

It’s spring time in Amador County and there are great adventures to be had in this historic town. Check out these four different locations when you are visiting:

Andrae’s Bakery – This family owned bakery has called Amador home since the summer of 2000 and has been a must do for […]

Fun Things to do in Amador County in Spring2019-03-06T23:28:16-07:00

Bring your Inner Child to Indian Grinding Rock State Park

2019-02-23T03:10:56-07:00

California is rich in destinations that can inspire kids. One little-known gem that can anchor a weekend getaway is Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, on a much-loved Sierra Nevada byway, Highway 88. This time of year, the seasonal changes bring to mind the acorn harvests of the first people […]

Bring your Inner Child to Indian Grinding Rock State Park2019-02-23T03:10:56-07:00

February 2019

Amador County’s Best Lodging Option for Family Reunions

2019-02-23T03:05:37-07:00

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 […]

Amador County’s Best Lodging Option for Family Reunions2019-02-23T03:05:37-07:00

Amador Wine County Vacation

2019-02-23T03:07:04-07:00

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 […]

Amador Wine County Vacation2019-02-23T03:07:04-07:00

January 2019

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Winter Family Vacation

2019-01-28T22:06:52-07:00

What makes a winter family trip unique and memorable? It’s doing something out of the norm. Some would be content to plan a trip to a big destination ski hill and stay in a major hotel chain. But how about this year spicing it up with a tailor-made vacation for […]

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Winter Family Vacation2019-01-28T22:06:52-07:00

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

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