Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range

About this range:

This unsupervised facility is in the Osceola National Forest and offers rifle and handgun ranges and an elevated archery range.

Phone:

None

County:

Columbia

Location:

Forest Road 278 in the Osceola National Forest (197 NE National Forest Road 278, Lake City, FL  32055)

GPS Coordinates:

30°12’04.47”N

82°35’30.36”W

Menu:

  • 10-position 200-yard rifle range
  • 10-position 50-yard small bore rifle/handgun range
  • 10-position 50-yard handgun range
  • Elevated archery range with known distance targets

NOTE: Shotguns are strictly prohibited except if shooting shotgun slugs.

Cost:

Free

Hours:

Open daily from sunrise to sunset, except on Monday when closed until noon for maintenance

Closures:

Closed sunset to sunrise, and on Monday mornings until noon

Supervision:

This facility is not supervised

Amenities:

  • Target frames on the rifle and handgun ranges are provided. Shooters must bring targets to attach to the center of the frames. 
  • Restrooms are available.

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