May 2019

Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival October 5-6, 2019

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It’s not too early to plan a Fall Getaway to the Amador Wine Country. Plan to stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites and enjoy this wonderful wine event!

AFFECTIONATELY CALLED “THE BIG CRUSH” held each year during the first FULL weekend of October.

Each year, we celebrate the grape harvest by inviting […]

Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival October 5-6, 20192019-05-19T20:09:36-07:00

Amador Brewing’s 2nd Annual Picnic Friday, July 19, 2019

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Staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites gives guests the ability to be centrally located to some of the most amazing and fun events in Amador County. Here is one that we recommend.

In 2018 Amador Brewing teamed up with the Italian Benevolent Society members and had the “Picnic of the Summer” […]

Amador Brewing’s 2nd Annual Picnic Friday, July 19, 20192019-05-19T19:47:38-07:00

Historic Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival August 9 – 11, 2019

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Just 15 miles down a country road from Pioneer Inn & Suites is the historic town of Sutter Creek. This August there is an event you are sure to love! Plan to stay with us, swim in the pool, enjoy the pristine forest, and take a trip to Sutter Creek […]

Historic Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival August 9 – 11, 20192019-05-19T19:56:48-07:00

August 2018

Chaw’se Big Time Indian Celebration – Flyer

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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

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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

June 2018

Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival

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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 […]

Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival2018-06-24T19:38:29-07:00

April 2018

July 2017

August Events and Activities in California’s Rustic Amador County

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Amador County is one of the hidden gems of California. By planning your August or September getaway on scenic state route 88, you seize the opportunity for adventure, romance and entertainment in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Gold Country and up into the high mountains themselves. Let’s look at events in […]

August Events and Activities in California’s Rustic Amador County2018-06-11T03:28:29-07:00

March 2017

Four Exciting Things to do in Amador County This Spring

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Spring is upon us and with all the exciting activities that await, it’s a wonderful time to visit Amador County.

For starters, McLaughlin’s Daffodil Hill has just opened for the season and spring brings the ideal spread and prime viewing experience. Drink in the fresh air and revive your soul with […]

Four Exciting Things to do in Amador County This Spring2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

September 2016

Planning A Wedding in Pioneer Don’t Forget About Your Guests

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Planning A Wedding in Pioneer Don’t Forget About Your Guests

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! The Pioneer area is a beautiful and romantic place for your big day. We understand there are many aspects to focus on during the planning process. While you are planning your wedding in Pioneer, don’t forget […]

Planning A Wedding in Pioneer Don’t Forget About Your Guests2018-06-11T03:28:36-07:00

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