Maine's Shooting Ranges

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State Owned Shooting Ranges

NRA-certified Range Safety Officers that are interested in volunteering their time to monitor shooting activity at the range can contact Craig Gerry, MDIFW Shooting Range Coordinator, for more information at (207) 446-4249 or by email.

Members of the public are also encouraged to take advantage of numerous privately operated shooting ranges throughout the state, see map of shooting ranges, including contact information.

Fryeburg Shooting Range

The Fryeburg Shooting Range is located at the Fish and Game Road in Fryeburg, Maine.

Use of the Fryeburg Shooting Range is restricted to time periods when an approved Range Safety Officer is present. This restriction has been enacted to help ensure safe shooting practices at the site. Range Safety Officers at the range are trained and certified volunteers who donate their time to ensure safe shooting practices at the range.

Please bring your own targets. Eye and ear protection is required when using the range.

Fryeburg Shooting Range will be open to the public on the days listed below.

Note: In the case of severe inclement weather (major storm or heavy winds) the range will be closed. If the sign at the end of the road is up, the range is open.

    THE Maine IFW Range on Fish and Game Rd. in Fryeburg is going to be undergoing some major changes with reconstruction. We plan for Range time for periods of time at a LIMITED BASIS before Construction Starts. Once Construction Starts the Range will be closed until completed. Staffing MUST BE ON Site and the Range Schedule and Posted to be Opened. DO NOT USE THE RANGE UNLESS STAFFED.

    Public Range Time

    Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 10am - 5pm
    Monday, August 2, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Monday, August 9, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Monday, August 16, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm
    Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Monday, August 30, 2021 - 9:30am - 1pm

    These dates will hold unless we have cancellations of Staffing, Bad Weather, or Construction starts.

    THE RANGE WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC; EXCEPT WHEN POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE AND WHEN THE DEPARTMENT ASSIGNED RANGE SAFETY OFFICER'S ARE THERE COVERING THE RANGE PER SCHEDULE.

 

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Summerhaven (Augusta) Shooting Area – Open for Firearms and Archery

Summerhaven Shooting Range is located at 211 Sanford Road in Augusta, Maine.

Use of the Summerhaven Shooting Range is restricted to time periods when an approved Range Safety Officer is present. This restriction has been enacted to help ensure safe shooting practices at the site. Range Safety Officers at the range are trained and certified volunteers who donate their time to ensure safe shooting practices at the range.

Archery Information: All archery equipment is welcome including longbows, compounds, and crossbows. The range has six permanent shooting stations ranging from 15 to 25 yards and some movable targets with ranges out to 30 yards. You are welcome to bring your own bag or block target if you choose to do so. Broadheads are not allowed on the range during regular range times, however, be on the lookout for special sight-in days where users can try out their broadheads and hunting gear to get ready for the season. Eye and ear protection is recommended.

Firearms Information: Please bring your own targets. Eye and ear protection is required when using the range.

The range is available for use by Law Enforcement Agencies to meet their training needs. Agencies wishing to reserve range time, please contact Craig Gerry, MDIFW Shooting Range Coordinator at (207) 446-4249. 

Food and drinks are not allowed within the shooting area.

Summerhaven Shooting Range will be open to the public on the days listed below.

Note: In the case of severe inclement weather (major storm or heavy winds) the range will be closed

 

    Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:30pm - 5pm
    Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Friday, August 6, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:30pm - 5pm
    Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Monday, August 16, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Friday, August 27, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 1:30pm - 5pm
    Monday, August 30, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 9:30am - 5pm

    As of May 1st, 2021 the Archery/Crossbow Range is open to the public when the Firearms Range is open. No Broadheads Allowed. Do not move the Targets. You may bring your own Archery blocks and set them at Distance out to 30 yds., please take them out with you when you leave. Please sign in and out with the RSO on Duty.

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