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Salt Fork Wildlife Area

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Address: 360 East State Street

Athens, OH 45701

Range Type: Rifle

Hours: sunrise to sunset

Days Open: The Class C Shotgun Ranges on Delaware and Deer Creek wildlife areas are closed during the months of January and February. This is because they are located behind the same locked gates as the Class A Ranges.

Latitude: 39.31371 Longitude: -82.09642

Phone: 740 489-5021

Indoor: No

Outdoor: Yes

Maximum Distance: yards

Firing Points: 0

Handguns Allowed: No

Rifles Allowed: No

Range Status: Open

Range Fee:

Annual Shooting Range Permit - $24.00: Allows the holder to be admitted to Division of Wildlife Class-A shooting ranges.

1-Day Shooting Range Permit - $5.00: Allows the holder to be admitted to Division of Wildlife Class-A shooting ranges for one day.


Situated in the hills of southeastern Ohio, the Salt Fork Wildlife Area and the Salt Fork State Park have a steep to rolling terrain that is dissected by numerous small streams.  The largest of these, Salt Fork Creek, has been impounded to create the 2,952-acre Salt Fork Lake.  The area is administered by the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Parks and Recreation, respectively, of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  The Division of Wildlife is responsible for fish and wildlife management and public hunting and fishing activities on the area.  The Division of Parks and Recreation is responsible for development and maintenance of the general recreational facilities of the park area.  The main entrance to this 20,542-acre recreation area is seven miles east of Cambridge on U.S. Route 22.


Range Rules:

C = Unsupervised Clay Target Shotgun Range

Use of State Forest Target Ranges

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