The drive along Highway 168 to Shaver Lake, CA starts in Clovis, which is a suburb of Fresno, in farmland, which quickly becomes foothills. During the drive, you will pass through the towns of Prather and Alder Springs also.
Above: the city of Shaver Lake, CA. Below: Shaver Lake.
Above: A deer spotted on the drive back.
Above: Local color at Humphry Station.
Google Maps outlines the route.