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From Manteca CA. take Hwy 108/120 east to Jamestown CA:

From The east bay, take hwy 4 to hwy 49 and go south to Jamestown; then

Take Hwy 49 toward Columbia from Jamestown or Sonora (Your choice)

Turn Right on Parrots Ferry Rd and drive to Old Town Columbia

After you pass the main parking area for Columbia, turn right on Yankee Hill Rd

Drive down one block and turn left on Italian Bar Rd

Follow Italian Bar Rd all the way to the camp sites

Italian Bar Rd is paved all the way to the top of the South Fork of the Stanislaus canyon. You will continue, from the top of the canyon down to the river, on the dirt and gravel road. This is not a highway! Please drive safe, as it is narrow in some sections (and rough) and it is down hill all the way (Regular cars go in and out every day with no problems). If you are towing a trailer, it would be wise to use your lower gears to control your speed rather than riding your brakes all the way down. When you get to the bottom of the canyon you will be driving along side the SF Stanislaus River. Continue on down the road until you arrive at the camp Mile marker 3.5


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August 11, 2009 at 11:15 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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