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Apalachicola Shooting Range

average rating   Rated 4 out of 5.0 based on 1 member reviews.

Address: Forest Road 305, off Springhill Road

Sopchoppy, FL 32358

Range Type: Shotgun, Pistol, Rifle

Hours: Monday and Friday 12pm to sunset. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday sunrise to sunset

Days Open: Monday - Sunday

Latitude: 30.12284 Longitude: -84.52276

Phone: 850 265-3676

Indoor: No

Outdoor: Yes

Maximum Distance: yards

Firing Points: 0

Handguns Allowed: Yes

Rifles Allowed: Yes

Range Status: Open

Range Fee:

Directions:

The range is located south of Tallahassee on Forest Road 305 in the Apalachicola National Forest. Due to this facilities location in a National Forest and Wildlife Management Area, access is limited to three routes. Firearms are only permissible on these roads, except in accordance with regulations.

Turn west off Spring Hill Road on Tom Roberts Road to FR 305 to the range.

Turn north off Bloxham Cutoff on FR 305 to the range.

From Highway 20, take Silver Lake Road (FR 260), to FR 358; then west on FR 305 to the range.

Range Rules:

1. ALWAYS POINT THE MUZZLE OF YOUR FIREARM IN A SAFE DIRECTION.

2. ALL FIREARMS MUST BE IN A SAFE CONDITION (ACTION OPEN, IF APPLICABLE AND UNLOADED) WHEN ENTERING OR EXITING THE RANGE.HANDLE OR LOAD FIREARMS ONLY WHEN RANGE IS DECLARED HOT (READY TO COMMENCE FIRING) AND YOU ARE AT THE FIRING LINE READY TO SHOOT.

3. CHECK WITH THE OTHER SHOOTERS TO BE SURE THAT ALL FIREARMS ARE UNLOADED, GROUNDED (LAID DOWN) AND THE RANGE DECLARED "COLD" BEFORE ANYONE GOES DOWN RANGE. DO NOT HANDLE ANY FIREARMS AT THIS TIME.

4. ALL PERSONS MUST USE THE WALKWAYS TO AND FROM THE RIFLE/PISTOL RANGE TARGETS. ACCESS TO THE BACKSTOP AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE TARGET LINES AND WALKWAYS IS PROHIBITED.

5. RIFLE/PISTOL RANGE SHOOTERS MAY SHOOT ONLY AT THE TARGET IN LINE WITH THEIR POSITION EXAMPLE #1 POSITION -- #1 TARGET ONLY.

6. RIFLE/PISTOL RANGE OFFICIAL PAPER TARGETS ATTACHED TO PROVIDED TARGET FRAMES ONLY. SHOTGUN RANGE TRAP THROWN CLAY TARGETS ONLY. NO CANS, BOTTLES OR OTHER LITTER ALLOWED. PUT OLD TARGETS IN THE TRASH. PLACE TARGET ON THE FRAME FOR STANDING OR BENCH SHOOTING.

7. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED ON THE SHOOTING LINE OR AT SHOOTING STATION WHILE THE RANGE IS HOT.

8. IF OTHERS ARE WAITING TO SHOOT, TIME WILL BE LIMITED TO ONE (1) HOUR PER SHOOTER. BE CONSIDERATE OF OTHERS; PLEASE DO NOT HOG THE RANGE.

9. NO TRACER OR INCENDIARY TYPE AMMUNITION ALLOWED.

10. NO RAPID FIRE. NO .50CAL BMG. THE RANGE IS DESIGNED FOR SPORTING FIREARMS PRACTICE. IT IS NOT DESIGNED FOR BURST FIRE OR ULTRA-HIGH POWERED RIFLE AMMUNITION.

11. NO UNAUTHORIZED MOTOR VEHICLES ALLOWED ON THE RANGE.

12. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR DRUGS ARE ALLOWED AT THE RANGE.

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Submitted on: May 2, 2014

Great free range

People encountered are very careful and conduct themselvesin a safe manner. I love to shoot here.