September 2019

Get to know Kirkwood

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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

December 2018

Why Kirkwood?

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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

October 2018

California’s Winter Wonderland Awaits on Scenic Highway 88

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You’ve heard it. “California has no seasons.” And perhaps if you grew up farther north and east, you have said it yourself. But one of the joys of the golden state is that winter is not just a few weeks away, but a modest drive away. Winter vacations to the […]

California’s Winter Wonderland Awaits on Scenic Highway 882018-11-27T22:45:13-07:00

February 2018

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing

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

Do you have the itch to hit the slopes a few more times before ski season is over? If so, Kirkwood is calling your name. At Pioneer Inn & Suites, we provide the most affordable lodging compared to other Kirkwood area hotels. We have rooms with two queen beds, one […]

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

January 2018

Pioneer Inn & Suites for a Quality, Affordable Stay

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Nestled near Nevada’s border in the mountains near Northern California, Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort is a fun skiing getaway for both friends, family or the enthusiast skier/boarder. With more than 1,600 open acres of prime ski terrain, and lesson packages for both amateurs or professionals, Kirkwood provides […]

Pioneer Inn & Suites for a Quality, Affordable Stay2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

December 2017

California’s Winter Wonderland Awaits on Scenic Highway 88

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

You’ve heard it. “California has no seasons.” And perhaps if you grew up farther north and east, you have said it yourself. But one of the joys of the golden state is that winter is not just a few weeks away, but a modest drive away. Winter vacations to the […]

California’s Winter Wonderland Awaits on Scenic Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

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