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Updates:

In accordance with COVID-19 guidelines regarding large gatherings, this FWC-managed public shooting range will be closed until further notice. Please check back regarding the open/closed status before heading to the range.

The health and safety of employees and the Floridians and visitors we serve are a top priority for us. As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to impact our communities, we’re taking proactive measures to protect stakeholders, staff and volunteers. For questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, visit FloridaHealthCovid19.gov or contact the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 866-779-6121 or emailing COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

About this range:

This unsupervised facility in the Ocala National Forest offers a rifle and handgun range, and a single-station, self-throw shotgun pad. It was built with the cooperation of the U.S. Forest Service with funding provided by the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR).

Phone:

None

County:

Marion

Location:

Forest Road 11, north of S.R. 40 in the Ocala National Forest

GPS Coordinates:

29°11’16.80”N

81°46’14.15”W

Menu:

  • 12-position 100-yard rifle/handgun shooting range
  • One single-station, self-throw shotgun pad

 

Cost:

Free

Hours:

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

Closures:

Closed sunset to sunrise, and Wednesday 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. 
  • Shotgun station is self-service. Shooters must bring their own clay targets and thrower. 
  • Vault toilets

 

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