March 2019

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

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

July 2018

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park

2018-07-08T21:41:28-07:00

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 […]

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park2018-07-08T21:41:28-07:00

December 2017

Coast Along California’s Beautiful Highway 88

2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

California arguably is one of the most beautiful states in the Union and with an extremely varied landscape. Explore California’s more rustic and mountainous side while traveling along the beautiful scenic Highway 88. The highway, also known as the Carson Pass Highway, begins in Stockton, CA and runs east-west, terminating […]

Coast Along California’s Beautiful Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

November 2017

October 2017

Discover Amador County’s Best Lodging Option

2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

There is nothing quite like hitting the open road with your family or friends for a road trip. A road trip allows you to see sites you didn’t know were out there, or stop at places you maybe wouldn’t otherwise take the time to stop at. When planning a road […]

Discover Amador County’s Best Lodging Option2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park

2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

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 […]

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

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