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Public ranges are available throughout the year with no reservations, including the clay target center. Specialty ranges are for user groups only.

 

Public Use Ranges - No reservations required
 

Main Range - This range is used by the general public for recreational shooting. It has 67 positions at distances from 5 yards to 200 yards. All types of firearms may be used with the exceptions of .416 Barrett Round, .50 BMG (Browning Machine Gun) Round, Tracer Rounds, and Armor Piercing Rounds. This range is restricted to public use only. 

Clay Target Center - The Clay Target Center has the traditional games of trap and skeet, as well as sporting clays and five-stand. Visit the Clay Target Center page for more information, including hours and fees.

 

Archery Fixed Distance Practice Range - This is a public use range that provides opportunity for archers to practice at fixed distances from 10 to 65 yards.
 
Archery Broadhead walking Trail Range - This public range is designed to provide archers opportunity to practice shooting broadhead-hunting arrows at various fixed distances. 

Archery Field Range - This public range provides archers the opportunity to practice shooting at bulls-eye targets at fixed distances.
 
Archery Animal Range - This public range provides archers the opportunity to practice shooting at animal silhouette targets at fixed distances. 

Archery Hunter Range - This public range provides archers the opportunity to practice their hunting skills by shooting at animal silhouette targets at fixed distances. 

Archery Upper Hill Animal Course - This public range provides archers the opportunity to practice their hunting skills by shooting at animal silhouette targets at a variety of distances and angles.
 
Archery Lower Hill Range - This public range provides archers the opportunity to practice their hunting skills by shooting at animal silhouette targets at a variety of distances and angles.

Broadhead-Cross Bow-FITA Range - This public archery range is a multi purpose range that includes opportunity for broadhead, crossbow and FITA style practice at fixed distances.


Specialty Ranges - User Group Agreement Required
 

Indoor Airgun/Archery - The indoor airgun and archery building is an air conditioned configurable building that can meet a variety of shooting needs. It has firing positions for 40 Air Guns OR 24 Archery OR 12 Air Gun and 24 Archery positions available. This building may also be reserved for large events or ceremonies. Note: Extra fees apply for use.

Smallbore Range - This range features lighting for night shooting and a covered concrete shooting pad with wooden shooting tables. This is primarily a rifle range, although pistols may be fired on this range with some restrictions. Target holders are located at 50 feet, 25, 50 and 100 yards, and 50 meters.

High Power Range - This range features shooting positions at 100, 200, 300, 500, 600, 800, 900 and 1,000 yards, and is used for competitive shooting as well as training purposes. .

Rifle Silhouette Range - A covered cement shooting pad featuring silhouette animals at varying distances, maximum of 500 meters, specifically designed for the rifle silhouette shooting discipline.

DPS - Uncovered 100 yard range with target holders available to use at 100 yard position only located at the backstop. The firing line can be backed up from the target holders to meet the distance needs of your event. Covered bleachers are available for shade.

Benchrest Range - This range has a maximum distance of 300 yards, and although it is designed for benchrest competitive shooting it can be used for other types of shooting disciplines approved by a Rangmaster.

Pistol Ranges 1,2,3,4 - Open 25-yard bays, with canopy, no tables and 15 target positions located at backstop only. Pistol only.

Practical Pistol Bays –
 

6 available bays, A, B, C, D, E & F
Bays A, B, C & D are 100 yards
Bays E & F are 15 yards
Bays C & D have cement pads, a canopy, wooden shooting tables and stools. Lights are available for night shooting on bays C & D.

Pistol Silhouette Range - A covered cement shooting pad featuring silhouette animals at varying distances out to 200 meters, specifically designed for the pistol silhouette shooting discipline.

Mounted Shooting Arena – Two enclosed riding areas for practicing the discipline of Cowboy Mounted Shooting.

Rifle Ranges 1 & 2 - This range features a covered concrete shooting pad with wooden shooting tables, stools, 15 shooting points with 50 meter, 50 and 100 yard target distances.


 

 
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