NE of Modesto
on Hwy 120 @ jct 108
parks, forests, rivers & lakes:
Historic Oakdale - established 1871. Their slogan is "Cowboy Capital of the World" - so you know what you're getting, before you arrive. Red Bluff may be the North Valley Cowboy stomping grounds, but this location is further south in San Joaquin Valley. Near Yosemite foothills.