Looking right at Mt. Stakes.The mountains to the right are the back
part of Henry Coe State Park. Mt. Stakes has expensive real estate. I can
remember a controlled burn got out of control here in October 1993. The
ridge line shown here is the county line and the elevation shown is up to
Looking into Stanislaus and Merced Counties, pointed towards 152
four miles east of the summit.
Most of the ridge line on the horizon is Henry Coe State Park. The hills are partly in the park, and the park actually comes within a few miles of this part of the road. There is no public entrance through here, though a road to the park (closed to the public) does reach 130 north of here.
Welcome to the San Antonio Valley. Here the road heads north and is 55 mph plus. Some people actually ride their bikes out here. This is the closest you will get to seeing what Silicon Valley looked like before it was inhabited.
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