- Type of Facility: Shooting Range
- This facility is ADA accessible
- Location of Facility: N37 49.578' W097 54.674'
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The Cheney Shooting Range is located along Parallel Road on the northwest end of the Wildlife Area. The range is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00AM to 5:00PM and Sundays 1:00PM to 5:00PM. It is closed on all designated holidays that occur over the weekend. These closed dates are posted at the entrance to the facility. Law Enforcement certified officers operate the range when open. Shooting benches, target backers, and target tacks are provided for both the 100 and 25 yard ranges. An ADA accessible bench is provided on each range as well as a uni-sex vault toilet.
Rifles and pistols may be used on either range. Shotguns are allowed if firing slugs only. Individuals wishing to use the range need only bring firearms, ammunition, and paper targets. A no-cost shooting permit is required for each shooter. Permits are available at the range.
This is a marksmanship range, no rapid fire
.50 BMG rifles/rounds and exploding targets are not allowed
Muzzleloader's are allowed
Armor piercing and tracer rounds are prohibited
Examples of armor piercing ammunition: M2 .30-06 163gr., M61 7.62 NATO 150.5gr., M993 7.62 126.6gr., M995 5.56x45mm NATO 52gr., FNP80 7.62 150gr., AP485 .338 Lapua Magnum 248gr., S.m.K. 7.92x57 Mauser 178.25gr. (examples only)
Please read and understand all range rules before shooting. Public access to the range is strictly prohibited Monday through Thursday. Target practice anywhere else on the wildlife area is strictly prohibited and heavily enforced. This includes BB guns, paint ball guns, and archery equipment.
The range will reopen on March 4 2016 for the summer season baring any severe weather forcasts.