Ione's Gold Country location provides a convenient central point for exploring the local countryside. Ione is surrounded by gently rolling hills, cattle ranches and farms, and fish-filled lakes. Within the city of Ione itself, there are lots of activities, things to do and places to stay.
The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.