Welcome to Ione “The Castle City, Gateway to the MotherLode.” Weather you are stopping by or staying you will be enchanted by our charming town. Get out and take a look around! Play a round of golf at Castle Oaks Golf Club, tour the historic Preston Castle or take your bike through the gentle rolling hills you will find unique shops and eateries in our town. Parking is easily accessible at our park and ride located on the North end of Sacramento St. Our 100 acre park, Howard Park, offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities. With play structures, a skate park, frisbee golf, baseball fields, soccer fields equestrian center you can enjoy the great outdoors. We want you to enjoy your time here in Ione, for any questions or concerns please click on the Report/Request option at the bottom of the page or if it is during business hours please contact City Hall at 209-274-2412.