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FWC-Managed Public Shooting Ranges

News and Updates

The FWC is reopening FWC-managed shooting ranges in a phased approach. Staffed ranges have reopened to limited public use Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Social distancing guidelines will be required for all range visitors.

The following exceptions will apply:

  • Knight Trail Park Pistol and Rifle Range will remain closed until the end of May for construction.
  • The Cecil M. Webb Public Shooting Range has reopened to limited public use Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only. To make a reservation, please call 239-220-9125 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. This facility will operate at 50% capacity with a one-hour time limit per participant and only one person per lane is allowed.
  • National Forest Service ranges - Apalachicola Shooting Range and Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range are reopening Wednesday, June 3 under normal hours.
  • The Palm Beach Shooting Sports Complex opened with limited access to rifle and handgun ranges Monday, May 18 by appointment only. Range will be open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only. To make a reservation, please call 561-512-0285 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. This facility will operate at 50% capacity with a one-hour time limit per participant and only one person per lane is allowed.

Phase 2 guidelines for FWC-managed ranges have not been finalized. The FWC will continue to evaluate its COVID-19 response with regards to shooting ranges and is committed to resuming more normal operations when it’s safe to do so.

About FWC-Managed Shooting Ranges

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FWC-managed public shooting ranges safely support the needs of recreational target shooters and hunter safety students.

The FWC is committed to safely supporting the needs of recreational target shooters, hunters and hunter safety students with 10 shooting ranges located throughout the state. To meet growing demand for public shooting sports facilities, an additional future FWC-managed range is under construction in Palm Beach County.

Find a Range

To find a range near you, check out the map and click for details about each range.