Explore beautiful Amador County

Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is located in the beautiful Sierra Foothills, home to the famous motherlode gold country and features adventures for all, including world class hiking, camping, fishing, boating, wineries, and rich history. Jackson Rancheria is a 24-Hour Casino with a large variety of slots and table games, non-Smoking sections, free parking, Hotel, Top Rated RV Park, General Store & Gas Station, and new exciting Promotions every month, plus more!

Amador County has a lot to offer visitors looking for a great getaway! Here are just some of the activities you can enjoy while visiting:

Wine Tasting in the Shenandoah Valley

Located in Plymouth just up HWY 49, Shenandoah Valley offers 50+ of the best wine tasting experiences in California, dating back over 170 year! Amador County has a significant place in California history, being the first to cultivate Zinfandel vineyards and grow the highest mountain vineyards in the state. Additionally, it is home to an original Rhone Ranger and the Godfather of Barbera. Enjoy a variety of wines from local friendly boutique and family-owned wineries.


Golfers can enjoy two great courses located within Amador County – Castle Oaks Golf Course in Ione, CA or Mace Meadows Golf Course in Pioneer, CA. Both courses offer beautiful views and challenging play for all levels of golfers.

Rich Gold Mining History

The historic Kennedy Gold Mine located in Jackson is a great place to explore California’s rich gold mining history! Take a tour through underground tunnels and learn about how gold was mined during the Gold Rush era.

Roaring Camp is a unique destination for families seeking recreational activities. Located on the Mokulmne River, it is an old goldmining camp that was once inhabited by Forty Niners. Many of the gold deposits are still present today! Visitors can observe our gold mine in operation and enjoy activities such as panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing to find their own gold.

Black Chasm Cavern offers guided walking tours that last for 45 minutes. Guests will go down 165 steps to explore three beautiful chambers where they will see sparkling crystals, a vivid blue lake, and rare helictite formations that twist and curl in every direction from the cavern walls.

Antique Shopping

Sutter Creek and Jackson are both known for their antique shops which provide unique finds for collectors and shoppers alike! Browse through vintage items from furniture to jewelry and find something special to take home with you!


Enjoy some outdoor fun at one of Amador County’s many lakes such as Lake Amador, Camanche Reservoir or Lake Tabeaud! Spend time fishing or boating on these beautiful bodies of water or just relax by the shore with a picnic lunch!

Amador County is located East of Sacramento and North East of Stockton, California. Travelers coming from the Sacramento, CA area would take HWY 16 to Jackson, CA. Travelers coming from the Stockton area would take HWY 88 to Jackson. Traveler coming from San Francisco, CA would take HWY 580 to HWY 205 to Stockton, CA.

For more information on Amador County visit:

Visit Amador

Amador County Chamber

Amador Vintners Association