Amador County Activities & Attractions

Please take a few moments and explore the possibilities! We are here to help you enjoy your stay … so please ask if you need help with activity planning, dining reservations, or theatre tickets.

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Sutter Creek’s Town Website
Find information on shopping, dining, events and more!

Amador  Vintners Association
A site showcasing the award-winning wineries of Amador County.

Amador County’s Website
Discover the serenity of Amador County, where sounds of footsteps on the boardwalks echo off the overhanging balconies. Lean on a hitching post, where dirt once supported the hooves of horses. Imagine a time past, yet preserved, in the small communities that still dot these rolling hills.

Amador County Chamber of Commerce
For an intensive look at all Amador County has to offer. From business statistics to recreational activites.

Amador County Shuttle Service
Family owned and operated, providing transportation to and from Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

Other services provided are exclusive shuttle service for touring the area’s wine region (Shenandoah Valley, and neighboring wineries), private event shuttle service for such as weddings, and transportation service for a night out on the town.

Second Saturday Public Tours at Sutter Creek’s Historic Knight Foundry.
Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek is America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop and a premier relic of Mother Lode gold mining history. Join the docents at the Historic Knights Foundry for Self-Guided Tours on the second Saturday of every month.

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The Sutter Creek Theater
Professionally presents contemporary and traditional music, theatrical works, dance, film, and other artistic events that are engaging to a diverse regional audience. Keep an eye on their events which take place almost every weekend by visiting their website.

Main Street Theatre Works
An ensemble of gifted actors, directors, and designers lend their vision and skills to create rich seasons of comedy and drama.

Volcano Theatre Company
Volcano’s own resident community theatre group performs in two theatres in town. The indoor Cobblestone Theatre, and the outdoor Amphitheatre. Located in Volcano, just 13 miles from Sutter Creek.

Black Chasm Cavern
Tours Available Daily! Just outside the quaint village of Volcano, Black Chasm Cavern was designated a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service in 1976 after being recommended by local members of the National Speleological Society, and as such is considered a “nationally significant natural area.” Visitors to the cave are enchanted by the beauty of a wide variety of formations including stalactites, stalagmites, flow-stones and the vast arrays of rare helictite crystals, for which Black Chasm Cavern is justly famous.

Kennedy Mine Tours
Every Saturday & Sunday- 10am-3pm. March through October.
FREE Admission. Guided tours are: $12.00 for ages 13 to adult, $6.00 for youngsters 6 through 12, and free to those under 6. The Kennedy Mine, famous for being one of the deepest gold mines in the world (at 5912 feet), demonstrates how gold changed an entire way of life in California.

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Jackson Rancheria Casino
The moment you hit the casino floor, you feel the energy. 47 gaming tables, 15 Poker tables featuring Texas Hold ‘Em, Live Bingo, and over 1500 slot and video poker machines. Action that happens around the clock.

Roaring Camp Mining Company
Rafting, diving, dredging, swimming in nature’s most beautiful swimming holes, fishing, hiking on the trails used by the 49ers, wildlife and all types of ranch animals. You can also enjoy our miniature golf course, playground area, ping pong and horseshoe pits. There is something for the entire family. All of this, plus the best gold-mining in the Mother Lode!

OARS River Rafting
As the largest and most diverse river company in the West, running rivers throughout Idaho, Utah, California, Oregon, Wyoming the Grand Canyon, and even internationally, O.A.R.S. is uniquely positioned to build for you a spectacular vacation or quick getaway that you’ll treasure forever.

Kirkwood Ski Resort
One of the finest ski areas in California boasting the deepest snow of any ski area in North America. Kirkwood is about one hour drive east of Sutter Creek on highway 88.

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Sutter Creek Provisions
13 tap beer bar, specialty grocer and concert venue! Right across the street from the Foxes Inn!

Refresh Day Spa
Right around the corner from the Foxes, is this gem of a day spa. Spend the day feeling like royalty by spending some time with their experienced, highly skilled practitioners.

Made In Amador
 A Creative Gold Mine! These wonderful folks offer classes to make your own homemade gifts and décor!! Join this talented group in Amador City for crafting classes, they typically offer classes once a week covering a wide variety of crafts. Perfect for couples or groups of friends!