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:  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.

Due to mechanical issues, only one shotgun skeet range is currently available for use.  Trap shooting should return this weekend. The 5-stand range will reopen on Oct. 6.

Range Safety Rules                                

Temporary Range Closings

Shooting
RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
CountyClosure
Dates
Reason for
Closure
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountySept. 28-29, 2018Closing at 2 p.m. starting on Sept. 28 for 4H tournament.
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyOct. 20, 2018Closed until noon for 4H tryouts.
R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyOct. 5-6, 2018Special Permit Hunt
R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyNov. 8-10, 2018Special Permit Hunt
R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyNov. 15-17, 2018Special Permit Hunt
R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyNov. 22-24, 2018Special Permit Hunt
R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell CountyDec. 6-8, 2018Special Permit Hunt

NCWRC Target

Shooting Range Target

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