River retreat. Take hikes or sit on the balcony watching the birds fly over the river. Enjoy our closet town Knights Ferry, relics of the gold-rush, the old mill, the covered bridge, the fire station, and a makeshift iron jail. . The general store has been in operation for over 100 years as well as the local bed and breakfast. Yosemite's Big Oak Flat Entrance is an hour and a half drive . San Francisco is a two and half hour drive. Lake Tahoe is a three hour plus drive.