North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

John Lentz Hunter Education Complex

John Lentz Hunter Education Complex is free. It is universally accessible.

2030 Gibson Mill Rd., Ellerbe, N.C. 28338 

GPS Coordinates:  Do not use GPS coordinates to navigate to complex. Use actual address listed above instead.

Operating Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Labor Day to Memorial Day. Closed Sunday, Monday and state holidays. Open day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2017

Amenities Include:  50 and 100-yard rifle range with 6 shooting stations
                                  25-yard pistol range with either 3 or 6 shooting stations
                                  5-stand sporting clays range
                                  3-D archery range
                                  Standard archery range
                                  2 combination skeet/trap ranges

Contact Information:  Cam Hobson Cam.Hobson@ncwildlife.org
                                     (910) 434-3378 or (910) 652-4905

 

Other Information: A round of 25 clays cost $3 plus tax. No cash is accepted; credit only. For handgun and rifle ranges, visitors must bring their own ammunition and targets.

  

Range Safety Rules                                

Temporary Range Closings

Shooting
RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
CountyClosure
Dates
Reason for
Closure
Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell12/07/2017 - 12/09/2017Special Permit Hunting Only
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyJan. 13, 2018Hunter skills tournament
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyJan. 27, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyFeb. 17, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.)
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyFeb. 24, 2018Closed to the public for district tournament
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyMarch 10, 20184H workshop open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on rifle and pistol will be closed to the public
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyMarch 16-17, 2018Closed to the public for district tournament
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyMarch 24, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyApril 21, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyApril 27-28, 2018Public state tournament
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyMay 19, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyJune 16, 20184H national team practice (open to the public but 1 shotgun field will be closed and 3 firing lanes on both rifle and pistol will be closed to the public.

NCWRC Target

Shooting Range Target

Before you visit the range, be sure to click here and print a target!