The Gopher Plantation, located in southeast Georgia near Millwood, is comprised of 9,500 acres, consisting of cypress ponds, beaver ponds, ty-ty bays, numerous streams and the Satilla River meandering through hardwood bottoms. Arnold Bay, consisting of some 200 acres is centrally located within the compound and provides an ideal habitat and refuge for wildlife. The Gopher Plantation has been family owned and micro-managed for 20 years. Now open to the public, it offers superb hunting. With over 35 miles of roads and trails, the Gopher Plantation offers a truly unique experience.
Gopher Plantation complex is a museum of a typical South Georgia farm as existed around the turn of the century. Outbuildings include a log corn crib, log smokehouse, syrup boiler, mule drawn cane mill, hog-scalding boiler and two (2) - hole outhouse. Many pieces of mule drawn farm equipment are displayed around the area.
The main lodge is of log construction that utilized materials and methods common in the late 1800's. This is a show place of antique furniture and accessories, yet it is accented with the touch of a hunting lodge. A huge fireplace is nestled in a 1000 sq. ft. great room. Lodging, dining, and entertaining are provided in this spacious relic of the past.