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Fryeburg Shooting Range

The Department is scheduling new hours for use of the Fryeburg Shooting Range, located on the Major Gregory Sanborn Wildlife Management Area.

The Department has restricted use of the Fryeburg Shooting Range to time periods when an approved Range Safety Officer is present (see schedule below).

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

Note: In the case of inclement weather (rain or strong winds), the range will be closed.

Note: If the sign at the end of the road is up, the range is open.

  • Please check the website before traveling to the Brownfield/Fryeburg Range.
  • THE FRYEBURG RANGE IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER SEASON AS OF 11/16/2018
  • THE RANGE ROAD IS NOT PLOWED AND/OR MAINTAINED FOR TRAVEL. IF YOU USE THE ROAD YOU ARE DOING SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  • Scheduled times are posted when the range is available for use.
  • Please Obey the Range Rules - No Range Safety Officer on Duty; The Range IS CLOSED
  • If you are on the property when the Range is closed; you could be charged with Criminal Trespassing

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.

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Summerhaven (Augusta) Shooting Area

Effective immediately, the Department has restricted use of the Summerhaven (Augusta) Shooting Area to time periods when an approved Range Safety Officer is present (see schedule below). This restriction has been enacted to help ensure safe shooting practices at the site.

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.

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

Note: In the case of inclement weather (rain or strong winds), the range will be closed.

  • The Summer Haven Range is Closed for All Use until Further Notice. The site is a construction site at the present time. We have had major delays due to weather. The Range is NOT complete nor available to be used. The site is posted with Large signage stating the property is off limits unless a Department of IFW RSO is on site. Due to cold weather that has set in and the stage we are in with construction; the range will remain closed until Completed in the Spring of 2019. WE ask that people respect the property and the upgrades to the range by not illegally using the facility. Damages done to the range will only cause further and future setbacks in the use of this range. The property is protected with security cameras. Thank you for your patience and respect in advance. Thank you in advance for your efforts and support.

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