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

Shooting Range Closings

RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
Reason for
Caswell Shooting RangeCaswell1-22-22 Closed until 12weather
Flintlock shooting rangeMontgomery 1-22-22weather
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond3-25-22 -3-26-22YHEST Tournament
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond4-29-22 4-30-22State YHEST Tournament
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond1-22-22weather
Odom Shooting RangeNorth Hampton1-22-22weather
Wake County Firearms Education and Training CenterWake1-22-22 1-23-22 weather


John Lentz Hunter Education Complex

Print a Target

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

Shooting Range Target