Holly Shelter Shooting Range

The Holly Shelter Shooting Range is a partnership between the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Pender County Parks & Recreation Department. 

Operated By: Pender County Parks & Recreation Department

Contact: Dee Turner, Pender County Parks & Recreation 910-259-8351 

Address: 8718 Shaw Highway, Rocky Point, NC 28457

Operating Hours: Wednesday through Saturday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sunday (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.). Closed Monday and Tuesday. Closed Wednesday and Thursday during the month of July.

Cost: Daily pass fee $10 for adults and $5 for 17 and under. Passes are sold up until 45 minutes prior to closing.


  • 200-yard rifle range with 12 shooting stations
  • 50-yard pistol range with 12 shooting stations
  • Target archery range 
  • 3-D archery course with 20 stations
  • Universally accessible

Holly Shelter Range Rules

Holly Shelter Firearms Rules   

Holly Shelter Archery Rules   

Shooting Range Closings

Shooting Range County Closure Dates Reason for Closure
John Lentz Shooting Range Richmond Sep. 29th & 30th, 2023  4-H shooting sports teams tournaments
John Lentz Shooting Range Richmond Sep. 23rd, 2023  National Hunting & Fishing Day


R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting Range



10/6, 10/7, 11/2, 11/3, 11/4, 11/9, 11/10

11/11, 11/23, 11/24, 11/25, 12/7, 12/8, 12/9

Special Permit Hunting