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  • Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex, Jacksonville

    Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex, Jacksonville

    Address: 2800 Graham Road, Jacksonville, AR
    Phone: 501-241-2441
    Hours: Winter Hours
    10 a.m.-Dusk Wednesday-Sunday, except state holidays

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    This state-of-­the-­art public shooting range facility opened on January 25, 2014. The multi-use complex, a partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation and the City of Jacksonville, is the largest of its kind in the state. It includes 14 trap fields, three skeet overlays, a 3-D archery range, three lit fields, two pavilions, a lake, and a 5,100 square foot clubhouse that includes a 100 seat classroom. Future plans for this site include a rifle and pistol range. Currently, the range only allows shotguns for trap or skeet, no rifle or pistol.

    To reserve the range for club or organizational events, contact

    Jerry Hill, Range Manager jhill@cityofjacksonville.net
    Rick Carter, Asst. Range Manager rcarter@cityofjacksvonville.net

    Call 501-241-2441 to schedule use of the range or rental of the classroom and/or pavilions. The range and classroom can be utilized for special events for companies, clubs, churches, or other organization. Contact the range for prices.

    Cost

    • Cost for a certified AYSSP team practice is $3.00/round/athlete. Coach must show AYSSP ID ( If you are a certified AYSSP Coach in good standing you will be issued a 2016 Coach ID at the supply pickup. Prior to that your name will be on a list given to the range for them to cross reference)
    • Residents of Jacksonville cost is $5.00
    • Non-residents of Jacksonville cost is $6.00
  • Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range

    Address: 574 Clinton Road, Conway, AR 72032
    Phone 501-470-9904
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, except state holidays
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    Range closed for renovations until further notice
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    The Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range is 5 miles east of Mayflower, just north of Hwy. 89 on Camp Robinson Special Use Area. The range is open to the public 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Shooting guests must register no later than 3:45 p.m. Shooting ends at 4:10 p.m. The range may be closed for state holidays, foul weather, special events or other circumstances that may prevent the safe operation of the firing range. Please check the range calendar for availability.

    The facility offers a 50-yard pistol range, a 200-yard rifle range, skeet, trap and 3-D archery ranges. Fees are $3 per person for pistol and rifle ranges and $4 per 25-shot round for skeet and trap. 3-D archery is free, although archers must register in the range house prior to shooting. Spotting scopes are available for rent for $2. No ammunition is sold at the facility. Eye and ear protection is provided.

    General Range Rules

    • Minimum age to shoot is 6 years old. Individuals less than 6 years of age are not permitted on the firing line or inside the chain link fence.
    • Anyone who brings loaded firearms to the range will be barred from shooting for one business day and may be cited. According to AGFC Code 19.01 firearms shall be considered to be loaded if shells or cartridges are in the chamber, cylinder or magazine. Removable magazines may be loaded as long as they are secured/locked separate from the firearm. Violators may be fined up to $1,000.
    • No concealed carry allowed.
    • No firearms are allowed in the range house without the range officer’s permission.
    • Firearms must be handled in a responsible manner at all times.
    • Shooters must register with the range officer before going to the firing line.
    • Non-shooters must remain behind the chain-link fence at the firing line. Minimum age to shoot is 6 years old. Individuals under the age of 6 are not permitted on the firing line or inside the chain-link fence.
    • Shooters are responsible for the conduct of their guests.
    • Shooters under 16 must stay within an arm’s reach of an adult while on the firing line.
    • Rapid fire (one shot fired per second or faster) is prohibited.
    • No alcoholic beverages are allowed on firing range property. People who have been drinking are barred from shooting.
    • Guests are liable for damage they cause to AGFC property.
    • Shooters must return all equipment to the range building before leaving.
    • Disruptive behavior or inappropriate language is prohibited and may result in the loss of range privileges.

    Rifle and Pistol Range Rules

    • Two shooters are allowed at each rifle bench.
    • One rifle at a time may be fired or placed on bench.
    • Firearms are to remain unloaded until the muzzle is pointed downrange in the ready-to-fire position. Muzzleloaders may not be capped until they are pointed downrange.
    • When the range officer clears the range, all rifles must be unloaded and placed in the gun rack with the actions open. Pistols must be placed on the firing table unloaded with magazines removed and slides locked back or cylinders swung open.
    • Do not step forward of the firing line until the officer has given permission.
    • No firearm may be handled while the range is clear.
    • No holstered handguns are allowed.
    • No human silhouette targets allowed.

    Skeet and Trap Range Rules

    • Shooters must be accompanied by an individual who can operate the range controls.
    • Firearms must remain unloaded with the action open until it is time to shoot.
    • Firearms may be loaded only while the shooter is on a firing station with the muzzle pointed downrange.
    • One shell may be loaded at a time. Two shells may be loaded only if shooting doubles on the skeet range.
    • Dispose of empty shells properly.
  • Jack Cox Scatter Creek Firing Range, Paragould

    Address: Northwest of Paragould in Greene County
    No Phone
    Hours:
    Sunrise to sunset unless otherwise noted

    Jack Cox Scatter Creek Firing Range is northwest of Paragould in Greene County. The range offers a place to shoot for fun as well as to get ready for upcoming hunting seasons. Any legal firearm and ammunition may be used on the firing range. Please read the list of rules below before traveling to the range.

    To reach the firing range, take Hwy. 49 north out of Paragould; take Hwy 135 north; go 5 miles and turn west on Hwy 34; go 3.5 miles to William E. Brewer Scatter Creek WMA sign; turn right and go one mile to firing range.

    Please be sure to bring a 2' x 2' piece of cardboard to clip to the target holder.

    Safety Rules

    • Range is open sunrise to sunset. (Range may be closed by AGFC as needed.)
    • No alcoholic beverages or drugs are allowed on range site.
    • Any legal firearm and ammunition (no fully automatic firearms, armor-piercing or tracer ammunition) may be used on firing range.
    • Keep all firearms unloaded and muzzles pointed in a safe direction when not firing. Firearms must be placed on shooting bench pointed downrange before loading. Actions on uncased firearms must be open when not on firing line.
    • All persons are to remain behind the shooter while firing is taking place.
    • No firing shall be allowed while anyone is downrange. While people are downrange, all firearms must be unloaded and no firearms are to be handled.
    • Firearms shall be fired only from designated stations on the concrete shooting line into the embankment at stationary paper targets. Targets shall not be placed higher than 5 feet above ground level.
    • Only one person may shoot from each designated location at any given time. Youths 15 and younger must be supervised by a responsible adult 21 years or older.
    • All targets, brass and other items used must be removed and properly disposed of before leaving.
    • WARNING: Improper handling of a firearm is an inherently dangerous activity. Failure to exercise proper caution and abide by appropriate safety measures may result in severe injury or death. Participants and visitors assume all risk or injury. The AGFC is not responsible for any injuries that may occur.

    Violation of any rules posted are subject to a citation with a penalty of $100 to $1,000.

  • Paul H. "Rocky" Willmuth Sport Shooting Complex, Batesville
  • Rick Evans Grandview Prairie CEC Shotgun Range, Columbus

    Address: 1685 CR35N, Columbus 71831
    Phone: 870-983-2740
    Hours: By appointment only, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, except state holidays.
    Appointments for Saturday must be made by 4 p.m. Friday.

    Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center is in rural Hempstead County in Southwest Arkansas, off Highway 73 near Columbus, Arkansas.

    General Range Rules

    • Persons bringing loaded firearms to the range will be barred from shooting for one business day and may be cited. Firearms are considered loaded if shells or cartridges are in the chamber, magazine or cylinder. Removable magazines and cylinders may be loaded as long as they are locked separately from the firearm.
    • No firearms are allowed inside any buildings without permission from Commission staff.
    • Always keep muzzle pointed in a safe direction. Treat all guns as if they were loaded.
    • Firearms must remain unloaded with the action open until you are on your shooting station.
    • Firearms may be loaded only while the shooter is on a firing station with the muzzle pointed downrange.
    • Shooters must register with the range officer before going to the firing station.
    • Non-shooters must remain behind the shooting area.
    • Guests are liable for damage they cause to Commission property.
    • Shooters and guests are strictly prohibited from entering into trap and skeet houses or attempting to service or refill trap, skeet or sporting clay machines.
    • Only one shell may be loaded at a time. Two shells may be loaded only if shooting doubles on the skeet range.
    • No drugs or alcoholic beverages are allowed. People who have been drinking or appear impaired will be barred from the range.
    • Shooters are responsible for the conduct of their guests.
    • Shooters and guests must obey all range commands of the range officer.
    • Shooters must be accompanied by an individual who can operate the range controls.
    • Shooters are responsible for policing litter and cartridge cases from around their shooting station.
    • Young shooters must stay within an arm’s reach of an adult while on the firing line.
    • Ear and eye protection must be worn at all times on the firing line.
    • Violation of any range rule will result in a loss of shooting privileges.
    • Each shooter must provide their own gun and shells.

    Guidelines for Coaches

    This applies to AYSSP coaches and athletes only. Fees for AYSSP teams engaged in practice sessions at the shooting range are $2.00 per person per round.

    • Operating hours are Tuesday- Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. by appointment only.
    • Team practices only. Not individual coaches or students wanting to shoot.
    • Call ahead for appointment, 870-983-2790.
    • Payment for rounds will be accepted only from AYSSP coaches (students or parents may not pay for rounds).

    The range officer will have AYSSP 20 gauge Beretta Shotguns on-site for you to check out.

    Remember to respect the range, range officers and equipment.