Welcome to Pioneer Hill
A diverse and established quintessential Pullman neighborhood
Nestled in the southeast center of the city of Pullman, the neighborhood of Pioneer Hill has become a popular residential location for those looking to live in an area with luxury amenities. This well-located community is close to local amenities like stores and restaurants, as well as being within walking distance of the university. Whether seeking accessibility or green space,
Pioneer Hill has plenty to offer, including acres of open space that surround the homes and make the community ideal for outdoor activities.
Residents here take advantage of Washington's climate year-round, allowing them to enjoy the idyllic environment thoroughly. The architecture in the neighborhood is splendid. Most homes were designed by renowned local architects. The expansive home structures are modeled after Craftsman-style dwellings and make excellent use of available space, creating beautiful living spaces inside and out. With its unparalleled combination of qualities, Pioneer Hill offers much more than a historical backdrop — it is a place where residents can craft their own stories.
Last but not least, the annual Pullman Lions Club Santa Tour is enjoyable entertainment for Pullman residents. An elf leads the way through neighborhood streets announcing Santa’s arrival. Locals come outside to wait with anticipation for Santa’s sleigh to pass. Santa passes out candy canes and spreads the holiday spirit all over town.
What to Love
- An idyllic neighborhood set on the edge of the Palouse Hills
- Accessibility to Moscow and Washington State University
- Vast green spaces with glorious mature trees framing incomparable views
Pioneer Hill is a high-end residential area with plenty of amenities to offer its locals. From upscale restaurants to beautifully landscaped parks and gardens, this Pullman neighborhood boasts an alluring ambiance.
At the same time, the community is characterized by a warm and friendly atmosphere that sets it apart from other affluent areas. Locals enjoy life without compromising on the luxuries and comforts of the area. They have access to beautiful recreational spaces and public facilities, as well as entertainment options ranging from cinemas to bowling alleys. Both new and longtime residents take full advantage of the myriad benefits of living in Pioneer Hill while still interacting with each other as part of a cohesive community that offers genuine care and consideration towards its people.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Pioneer Hill offers a treasure trove of enticing entertainment, dining, and shopping experiences. South Fork Public House
is an upscale restaurant that provides simple yet delectable food with flawless service. Located near the campus of Washington State University, this restaurant offers classic American dishes with a contemporary twist. From juicy hand-crafted burgers to vegan and vegetarian options and beer from regional breweries, South Fork Public House has something for everyone. Birch & Barley
(formerly Pete’s) has a comfortable feel with a full-service dining area, bar, and seasonal outdoor patio to enjoy their Cougar Lobster Mac & Cheese and their Shrimp & Crawfish Etouffee.They enjoy customizing group gatherings, catering, or a fun drink at the bar. Students love Zoe Coffee
because of its proximity to campus and for its food and drinks. Plus, their BBQ smell is very enticing as you drive by!
If you want the best calzones in town, Sella’s
is the place to go. It’s been a Coug hangout for years. And who knows? Maybe your crayon placemat drawing may join the wall of artwork like many others before you. Zeppoz
is a fantastic place to take the family for fun and excitement. Here you can find everything from premier bowling lanes, state-of-the-art arcade games, and a delicious menu of classic pub favorites to go along with your favorite craft beer selections. Pullman Village Centre Cinemas
offers a fun experience for movie-goers with a state-of-the-art movie theater complete with an expansive concession area and the latest digital projection technologies. This local venue is also available to reserve for parties. The WSU football team is also known to enjoy a movie here before games.
Crimson & Gray
is a fan go-to for all things Cougs. Whether you need art and school supplies or Coug gear, you have two stories to shop until your heart's content! You’ll be able to refuel quickly just a door or two down the street at Gypsy Java
Pullman Building Supply
offers a large selection of building products for just about any project you can think of. Whether you are looking for lumber, siding, paint, tools, or something else, Pullman Building Supply is bound to have what you need. Grocery Outlet
supplies an incredible selection of products from all over the world. From local produce to delicious ethnic cuisine, you can find it all in one convenient location. Harbor Freight Tools
is a great place to shop for all of your home improvement necessities. From basic hand tools to air compressors and electric generators, they have almost anything that a handy person could need.
Things to Do
Easter Egg Hunt is the perfect place to celebrate Easter. Every year, young families flock to Kruegel Park for this exhilarating event, where kids of all ages take part in an egg hunt that features thousands of candy-filled eggs to find and prizes awarded along the way. The egg hunt isn't just about hunting for eggs, though — attractions like face painting, bounce houses, and carnival games are also available!
Lawson Gardens, a picturesque haven close to Washington State University, spans many acres and offers tourists beautiful gardens all year long— and each season is more incredible than the last. It is a true paradise garden, from blooming cherry trees and vibrant tulips to the glowing koi fish swimming around the lily pads.
Those looking for a great night out in Pioneer Hill should look no further than Etsi Bravo. With exciting events, live DJ performances, and a delicious variety of drinks available, this cocktail lounge and nightclub is the go-to spot for anyone wanting to have a memorable evening.
Last but not least, the Bill Chipman Trail
is perfect for those who wish to explore nature through its many trails and access to outdoor activities like fishing and camping.
Pullman School District #267 serves the Pioneer Hill neighborhood. Schools of note include: