John Lentz Hunter Education Complex

A range pass is required to use the facility and can be obtained on-site after viewing a range safety video and reviewing the range rules with a Range Safety Officer.


Address: 1017 Millstone Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338

Operating Hours: Tuesday - Saturday (10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) Memorial Day to Labor Day; Tuesday - Saturday (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Labor Day to Memorial Day. Closed Sunday, Monday and State holidays.

Cost: Free of charge. A round of 25 clays cost $3 plus tax. No cash is accepted; credit only. 


  • 50 and 100-yard rifle ranges with ten shooting stations each
  • 25-yard pistol range with ten shooting stations
  • 5-stand range 
  • 3-D archery range with forty targets
  • Standard archery range with twenty targets
  • Two combination skeet/trap ranges
  • Universally accessible

Other Information: Visitors must bring their own ammunition and targets.

Range Rules

Contact: Noah Secrist 910-434-3378(Bad Service)   Email (Best way to contact)

Upcoming Events

Course: Intro to Handguns
Where: John Lentz Hunter Education Complex
1017 Millstone Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338
When: August 20th, 2022, 1 pm to 4 pm.
What: A beginner handgun course teaching the basics of safety fundamentals at a
4:1 ratio of students to instructors.
How: A. Introduction and Objectives
B. Class and Handgun Safety
C. Types of Handguns
D. Shooting Fundamentals
E. Live Fire Exercise
F. Handgun Maintenance and Safe Storage
Requirements: You will need 50 rounds of ammunition for your handgun and ear and eye
protection. We will have loaner ear and eye protection available. (If you do not own a handgun,
we can provide you with one; however, you would need to provide 50 rounds of 9mm or .22
To Register: EMAIL If the course fills up, you can be placed on a
a waiting list for future opportunities.

Shooting Range Closings

RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
Reason for
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond8/12/22 - 8/13/22AIW
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond8/6/22GSO
Wake County Firearms Education and Training CenterWake7/01/2022-FallPlanned replacement of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.


John Lentz Hunter Education Complex

Print a Target

Before you visit the range, be sure to print a target

Shooting Range Target