Durhamtown Plantation is a family run farm that was started in 1793 that is located approximately 12 miles (19 km) off the Crawfordville exit 148 off I-20 east of Atlanta, Georgia. Up until 2002 owner, Mike McCommons leased out his 8,000 acres (3,200 ha) of land to hunters and harvested the timber. In 2002 McCommons decided to turn it into a Sportsman resort. On his property McCommons created many trails for dirt bikes, ATVs, side by sides and 4-wheel drive vehicles. He also set aside some of his land for a Sportsman area where people can shoot guns, go hunting and fishing. McCommons created over 150 miles (240 km) of one way trails for dirt bikes, ATVs and side-by-sides. Durhamtown has six motocross tracks, a super motocross track, 1⁄4 mile (0.40 km) and 1⁄8 mile (0.20 km) drag strips, oval track, single track and a freestyle motocross park. Every year Durhamtown hosts Motocross races from pee-wee/beginner racers up to the more advanced expert racers. On McCommons's land he has a 4×4 park with over 20 miles (32 km) of trails that are secluded from the MX and ATV trails. The 4×4 park has many trails ranging in difficulty for stock vehicles to modified vehicles. On these trails there are hill climbs, rock crawling, and plenty of mud sections. After a day of riding Durhamtown has cabins and RVs for rental. They also have premade camp sites. For those who decide to use the camp site there is a bathhouse to wash up at the end of the day. The Proshop sells all types of equipment for riding at Durhamtown. They have riding gear, boots, helmets, parts and accessories. The Durhamtown also has a service department for onsite tune-ups and repairs. The Proshop does rent out dirt bikes, ATVs and side by sides to those who want to come out and do not own such recreational vehicles. McCommons does have storage space for ATVs, dirk bikes, side by sides, and RVs for people who decide to leave them there till their next ride For those who like hunting Durhamtown McCommons gives People the ability to go hunting for whitetail deer, hogs, wild turkey and small game. Durhamtown has an sporting clay shooting area and a target range to practice shooting. Durhamtown also has a 3 1⁄2 acres (1.4 ha) pond that is stocked with catfish and bream for fishing. Durhamtown Plantation has a medical staff present on the property in case of emergencies. Durhamtown has a contract with Trauma Care Emergency Services Inc that employs paramedics with Polaris Rangers that are "mini ambulances" equipped with the same required gear as ambulances, but in fewer quantities.
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