September 2019

Get to know Kirkwood

2019-09-03T20:57:19-07:00

Kirkwood is a true mountain escape: A feeling like no other, Kirkwood energizes your heart and liberates your spirit. Fueled by a culture that demands a willingness to push your boundaries, Kirkwood offers adventure in its purest form.

Kirkwood is where tradition and values come together. You choose to come to […]

Get to know Kirkwood2019-09-03T20:57:19-07:00

August 2019

Plan ahead for a Winter Family Vacation

2019-08-24T04:33:05-07:00

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 […]

Plan ahead for a Winter Family Vacation2019-08-24T04:33:05-07:00

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

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

December 2018

Why Kirkwood?

2018-12-23T19:25:01-07:00

Mountain Information
Everything you need to know to about Kirkwood and its distinctive features.

There’s something magical that happens when storms roll into Kirkwood. Some like to say we measure our snow in feet not inches, and others simply sum it up as the “K-Factor.”
Storms come from the north and south, pick […]

Why Kirkwood?2018-12-23T19:25:01-07:00

Relax at the Fabulous Pioneer Inn after a day of Skiing in Kirkwood

2018-11-27T22:48:17-07:00

Highway 88 in California holds quite a few interesting destinations. There are wine tasting tours, national landmarks, and shopping along with many other things to do. Two of the most popular places to go are the Kirkwood Ski Resort and the Pioneer Inn.

The Kirkwood Ski Resort is open year […]

Relax at the Fabulous Pioneer Inn after a day of Skiing in Kirkwood2018-11-27T22:48:17-07:00

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

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