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

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

Contact Information:  Noah Secrist noah.secrist@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 Rules      

Temporary Range Closings

Shooting
RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
CountyClosure
Dates
Reason for
Closure
John Lentz Hunter Education CenterRichmond CountyJune 15, 2019Rifle range closed until 11am; One shotgun field will be closed and the archery range will be closed for 4H national practice.
John Lentz Hunter Education CenterRichmond CountyJuly 16-17, 20194H Camp
John Lentz Hunter Education CenterRichmond CountyJuly 23-25, 2019Fur, Fish and Game Camp
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyMay 21 - 23, 2019Pistol Range Construction
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyMay 28 - 30, 2019Pistol Range Construction
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyJune 4 - 6, 2019Pistol Range Construction
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyJune 11 - 13, 2019Pistol Range Construction
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyJune 18 - 20, 2019Pistol Range Construction
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RangeHaywood CountyJune 25 - 28, 2019Pistol Range Construction

NCWRC Target

Shooting Range Target

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