May 2019

Historic Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival August 9 – 11, 2019


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

Barbera Festival Saturday September 14, 2019


Stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites this summer and participate in some of the great events in Amador County!

The Barbera Festival is an outdoor wine and food festival like no other, celebrating all things Barbera. Taste American Renditions of the Italian classic varietal, Barbera, from more than 70 wineries coming […]

Barbera Festival Saturday September 14, 20192019-05-19T20:03:47-07:00

August 2018

Visit the Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek


During your next stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites take a day trip to Sutter Creek and visit the Knight Foundry.

Sutter Creek’s Historic, Industrial Crown Jewel. The Knight Foundry, set in the heart of Sutter Creek, California, is America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop. Established in 1873 by Samuel […]

Visit the Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek2018-08-03T23:23:15-07:00

June 2018

Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival


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 […]

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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