North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Shooting Ranges in North Carolina

The N.C. Wildlife Resource Commission's six shooting ranges provide a safe, controlled and organized environment for sportsmen and recreational shooters alike. Click for more information on each range. Consult the interactive map below for details on public and private shooting ranges throughout the state.

Temporary Range Closings

RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
Reason for
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyJune 16, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public)
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyAug. 11, 2018Advanced Workshop
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyAug. 18, 20184H Tournament
R. Wayne Bailey - Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyJune 21, 2018Lead Reclamation
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RageHaywood CountyJune 22-23, 2018Lead Reclamation

N.C. Shooting Ranges Map

Below is a map of public, private and WRC-managed/owned shooting ranges. Click on the colored circle for more information about each range.
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