There are hundreds of shooting ranges all across the US, and it’s not an easy task to pick out the best of them. With that in mind though, here are some of the best shooting ranges in America, as rated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
The Scottsdale Gun Club is a sophisticated, state-of-the-art range. No expense has been spared to provide for the comfort and safety of shooters at the club. It features 32 shooting lanes separated into 4 bays. Each range includes sound dampening technology, 360° rotating target system, and programmable target movement. They also feature a designated Tactical Bay where you can practice firearm presentation as well as a number of different shooting positions. Gun rentals available.
The Clark County Shooting Complex is the only public shooting range in Las Vegas. It features centers for archery, pistol/rifle, and shotgun shooting. With multiple pro-shops, gun training and safety classes, gun rentals, and a shooter’s campground, this range has something for everyone no matter your level of training or experience.
Back to Arizona, the Tucson Trap & Skeet Club was originally founded in 1948 and has grown since to become one of the largest sport shooting facilities in the country. The facility boasts 50 Trap Fields, 15 Skeet Fields, 5 Olympic Bunkers, a 9,000 ft² clubhouse, and more. Join a league or visit with your family and friends during their public hours.
The Bellevue Gun Club hosts its indoor range at the West Coast Armory. The range is based off military and law enforcement standards, providing a state-of-the-art facility for the public to enjoy. At The Bellevue Gun Club, nothing is more important than safety. To that end, they offer safety classes and firearm training for new and experienced shooters, or private lessons with one of their highly experienced trainers.
Top Gun Shooting Sports in Arnold, MO is one of the largest indoor ranges in the midwest. Built with top of the line range and ventilation equipment to ensure a clean and healthy environment, it provides a comfortable place to shoot in all weather conditions. They also boast a retail center with gunsmithing services, as well as a training centers which accommodates courses such as Concealed Carry, Basic Pistol, and NRA Personal Protection Inside/Outside of the Home.
The Colonial Shooting Academy is unique on this list for having two separate facilities, one in Richmond and one in Virginia Beach. Their attitude is that shooting should be safe, educational, and affordable, which shows in their various member plans as well as great retail rates. They also offer two dozen safety and training courses with certified instructors. If you don’t want a membership, there’s no problem. They have everything you need in their facilities whether you’re an expert marksman or first time shooter.
Heading down south again to sunny Florida where you can enjoy some sunshine at one of Okeechobee Shooting Sports’ outdoor ranges. They have rifle/pistol as well as skeet and shotgun ranges and feature events for members and nonmembers. Stop in at their store to rent or buy guns and ammo, or take a safety or certification course. OK Shooting is one of the most versatile ranges you’ll ever find.