Savannah is the county seat of Chatham County and the oldest city in Georgia, USA. The city was established in 1733 and at the same year it became the colonial capital of the Georgia Province and later the first capital of Georgia. Today, Savannah is a strategic port city, industrial center and a very important Atlantic seaport. The Hostess City of the South, as Savannah is known between locals, is the fifth largest city in Georgia and is situated on the Savannah River, from whom it was named after, at about 20 mi / 32 km upriver from the Atlantic Ocean.
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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.