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Public Shooting Ranges in West Virginia

West Virginia Shooting Ranges Map by Districts


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District 1

1. Dents Run   

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with five covered shooting benches.
Location: Marion County – West of Mannington on Dents Run Road, ¾ of a mile off of Buffalo Road.
Range hours: 9 am to sunset

2. Hillcrest WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with seven covered shooting benches.
Location: Hancock County − on county Route 14 (Middle Run Road), approximately one mile north of intersection with county Road 18 (Gas Valley Road).
Range hours: Mon. – Sat.: 9 am to sunset;
Sunday: 1 pm to sunset

3. Lewis Wetzel WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with six covered shooting benches.
Location: Wetzel County − county Route 82 (Buffalo Run Road) four miles south of Jacksonburg.
Range hours: 9 am to sunset

4. Moundsville 

Indoor range: Eight 50-foot shooting stations.
Only .22 caliber rifles and handguns can be used. Handgun shooters must use only straight-walled cases and all-lead bullets.
Indoor archery range: 35-foot maximum backstop distance.
Location: Marshall County − Moundsville on 12th Street, one mile east of state Route 2 in Valley Fork Park. The range is located in the large stone building in the park and is operated by the Moundsville Rifle and Pistol Club. Open to public during limited hours.

5. Pedlar WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Monongalia County − take I-79 exit 155 and turn east on county Route 19/24 toward Morgantown. Turn left onto state Route 7 and follow for approximately seven miles. Shooting range is at Mason Lake on the left of state Route 7 about a one-half mile past Core.
Range hours: Mon., Thurs., Fri. and Sat.: 9 am to sunset; Sunday – Noon to sunset; Tues. and Wed.: closed

6. Pleasants Creek WMA     

Outdoor range: 200-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Barbour County − approximately one mile on county Route 10 (Pleasant Creek Road) off U.S. Routes 119/250; six miles north of Philippi.
Range hours: Mon. – Sat.: 9 am to sunset;
Sunday: 1 pm to sunset

7. White Horse Center

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with 10 covered shooting benches.
Under lease to the West Virginia Rifle and
Pistol Association.
Location: Barbour County − approximately 10 miles north of Buckhannon off of state Route 20 on state Route 20/3 (Crouse Road) south of Peeltree.
Range hours: 9 am to 6 pm


District 2

8. Brandywine

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Pendleton County − Shenandoah Wildlife Management Area in the George Washington National Forest. Can be reached by traveling 1.25 miles off U.S. Route 33 to U.S. Forest Service Route 151.

9. Sleepy Creek WMA

Outdoor range: Shotguns only (no slugs allowed).  Covered shooting area with concrete floor.
Location: Berkeley County − Third Hill Mountain Road off county Route 826, 1.5 miles north of county Route 7/13.


District 3

10. Elk River WMA – Spruce Fork     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Braxton County − five miles south of Sutton on old U.S. Route 19 and three miles east on county Route 17.

11. Elk River – Airport     

Outdoor range: 175-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Braxton County − on state Route 15 across from the Braxton County Airport.

12. Kumbrabow State Forest     

Outdoor Range: 100-yard maximum range with eight covered shooting benches; three archery targets with a maximum range of 35 yards.
Location: Randolph County – From U.S. Route 219 at Valley Head, turn west onto County route 15 and travel seven miles to the community of Monterville, turn right onto Turkey Bone Road and travel five miles to the entrance of the range on right.  From Pickens, turn onto Turkey Run Toad and travel eight miles, entrance to range is on the left.

13. Stonewall Jackson Lake WMA     

Outdoor range: 300-yard maximum backstop distance with 10 covered shooting benches.
Location: Lewis County − just off U.S. Route 19 on Overlook Road, three miles east of I-79 (exit 91). 

14. Wallback WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Clay County − I-79 exit 34, turn right on
state Route 36 for approximately 1/4 mile, turn left onto county Route 34 (Summers Fork Road), go approximately 1/4 mile and turn left at county Route 36/21 and drive approximately 2 miles to range.


District 4

15. Bluestone WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with six covered shooting benches.
Location: Summers County − county Route 33/2 at
Indian Mills.

16. Montgomery     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Fayette County − south of Montgomery off state Route 61 approximately one mile on county Route 6/10 (Morris Drive) approximately one mile.

17. Panther WMA

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with five covered shooting benches.
Location: McDowell County − from the town of Panther, take county Routes 3/1 and 3/2. The range is situated approximately 1.5 miles past the old park headquarters.

18. Plum Orchard Lake WMA     

Outdoor range: 175-yard maximum backstop distance with six covered shooting benches.
Location: Fayette County – From the West Virginia Turnpike (I-77), take the Pax or Mossy interchange and follow state Route 23 and county Route 23/1. From U.S. Route 19, take state Route 612 from Oak Hill to Mossy, then state Route 23 and county Route 23/1.

19. R.D. Bailey WMA     

Outdoor range: 200-yard maximum backstop distance with six covered shooting benches.
Location: Wyoming County – From U.S. Route 2 near Hanover, take state Route 97 and county Route 6-2.


District 5

20. Beech Fork WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with six covered shooting benches.
Location: Wayne County − on county Route 17 behind the WMA maintenance building on Miller's Fork.

21. Big Ugly WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with no shelter or benches.
Location: Lincoln County − on Delta Route 11 above the office.

22. Chief Cornstalk WMA     

Outdoor range: 200-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Mason County − on county Route 40 (Cornstalk Road) off U.S. Route 35 near Beech Hill (follow the WMA signs).

23. Chief Logan WMA     

Outdoor range: 10 positions with 25 yard, 50 yard and 100 yard targets.
Location: Logan County – take exit for Chief Logan Lodge and Convention Center off Route 119.  Drive about 300 yards and turn left onto gravel  road.  Range is approximately 1.5 miles at the end of road.

24. Kanawha State Forest     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with 11 covered shooting benches.
Location: Kanawha County − seven miles south of Charleston on Davis Creek just off county Route 23.

25. McClintic WMA     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Mason County − north of Point Pleasant on state Route 62. Turn onto Potter's Creek Road (county Road 11), drive approximately 1.75 miles to parking lot.


District 6

26. Conaway Run WMA     

Outdoor range: 150-yard maximum backstop distance with three covered shooting benches.
Location: Tyler County - nine miles south of Middlebourne on state Route 18, then one mile west on county Route 48.

27. Elizabeth

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with five covered shooting benches.
Location: Wirt County − approximately one-half mile south of Elizabeth on county Route 1 (Tuckers Creek Road).

28. Frozen Camp WMA     

Outdoor range: 200-yard maximum backstop distance with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Jackson County − approximately seven miles east of Ripley on state Route 33, then approximately 2.5 miles south on county Route 28.

29. Glenville

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with seven covered shooting benches.
Pistol/rimfire range: 50-yard with eight covered shooting benches.
Location: Gilmer County − one mile north of Glenville off state Route 5 on state Route 35/15 (Sycamore Run Road) near the Gilmer County Recreation Center.

30. Mountwood County Park     

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with four covered shooting benches.
Location: Wood County − approximately 12 miles east of Parkersburg off U.S. Route 50 via county Route 5.         

31. Tracy Lake

Outdoor range: 100-yard maximum backstop distance with four covered shooting benches.
Location: Ritchie County − Approximately three miles north of Pennsboro on county Route 50/22.      

 


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