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Motocross in Darhamtown Plantation Sportsman’s Resort, Athens, Clarke County, Georgia USA
Near Athens lies Union Point, a city that is heavily visited by dirt enthusiasts. One off – road park nearby is every motocross rider’s dream. Darhamtown Plantation Sportsman’s Resort is a private facility opened all year round serving all OHVs.
The resort offers over 150 mi/241.4 km of heavily maintained, marked and rated trails in a huge forest full of shade, in an 11 mi²/28.5 km² area that lies at an elevation of 500 to 600 ft/1640 to 1969 m. You will also come across 40 mi/64.4 km of pure single track and one way trails.
Additionally, 9 motocross tracks that cater all levels of difficulty, including a freestyle park and a 4x4s area come to complete this riding awesomeness. Riding trails will blow your mind, as they consist of loose dirt, mud, dust, rocks, steep hills, small and large jumps and a lot of berms.
You should pay extra attention, as the park is extremely popular and many drivers use these trails. Also sport clay shooting and firearms are allowed, as you can also hunt in the forest, so don’t get scared, if you hear a gunshot! On the trails, you will meet a few hazards that are marked.
The area is opened from 9 am to 5 pm daily and if you want to ride, you will have to pay an entrance, riding and if you plan to camp, a camping fee. Parking is free. The area is gigantic, so it is recommended to stay at least 3 – 5 days, in order to explore it all and have a fun and adventurous stay.
How to Get to Destination
Athens has no direct passenger rail service; the closest Amtrak stations are located in Atlanta, Gainesville and Toccoa. Freight service is provided by CSX and Athens Line, the latter having leased tracks from Norfolk Southern. The Georgia Department of Transportation has proposed the city, as the terminus of a commuter line that links Atlanta and Gwinnett County along the Georgia 316 corridor.
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