The Best Amador County Visitor Attractions
There are so many things to do in Amador County! And those who have been here, know what makes this great community such a favorite tourist destination. Plan a fishing and camping trip, to a weekend of skiing, or hiking. Plan a day of spending and browsing at the local shops and art galleries. Experience live theater after a round of golf, or take a leisurely drive through the historic streets on your way home from the local casinos. Take the entire family gold panning, or take a thrilling tour of the caverns. And of course, Amador is famous for it's award-winning wineries, so there should always be time left for a tour of the wine country.
Chaw'Se Indian Grinding Rock / State Historic Park: Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. The park was created in 1968 and preserves a great outcropping of marbleized limestone with some 1,185 mortar holes.
Sorensen's Resort: Featuring a cafe, housekeeping cabins and food services, this all-season lodging near South Lake Tahoe is also perfect for weddings, meetings and small conferences and enjoying California's Sierra Mountains.
Sutter Gold Mine: Sutter Gold Mine is a modern hard rock mine located on historic Highway 49. Sutter Gold Mine offers a comprehensive look into the gold mining process and its historical progression from gold panning and hydraulic mining to hard rock techniques.
Gold Country Campground Resort: "Strike it Rich" by staying at our Campground. Enjoy complete amenities with resort quality accommodations from tent campsites, cabins, motel & long term RV sites. Our location offers easy access to all the recreation areas the Gold Country has to offer.
Amador Flower Farm: We offer more than 800 daylily varieties at the Flower Farm itself, which is nestled in beautiful Shenandoah Valley, California, among world-renowned wineries and historic gold-mining towns, only an hour from Sacramento.
Roaring Camp Mining Co.: Roaring Camp is something special in the way of family recreation. Visitors can see our operating gold mine an can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing. Open May thru September. Lots of fun - lots of Gold!
Castle Oaks Golf Club: Situated on the historic oak-studded Preston Farmlands and overlooked by Preston Castle, built in 1894, renowned architect Brad Benz designed a superb layout that will challenge players of all skill levels.
Mace Meadow Golf & Country Club: Mace Meadow Golf Club is an 18 hole, par 72 public course measuring 6,310 yards. Our course rating is 69.4 with a slope of 124 from the blue tees. Mace Meadow is located 19 miles east of Jackson on Scenic Highway 88. Call for Banquet menus.
Kirkwood Mountain Resort: Surrounded by majestic peaks covered by snow in the winter or wildflowers in the summer, Kirkwood Mountain Resort features an idyllic landscape unrivaled by many locations around the Tahoe Basin.