Vilas County Wisconsin Government Services - Shooting Range


















Parks & Recreation Department

 

 

Shooting Range

 

                                                                                                 

 

 

Vilas County Shooting Range is maintained by the Parks & Recreation Department,  the range will close mid-December 2018 and reopen in the spring.  Please Refer to Rules Below. 
The Vilas County Parks and Recreation Department maintains the Vilas County Shooting Range located 5 ½ miles north of Eagle River off Highway 45 on the east side of the highway.

 

 


Range rules are posted onsite and are as follows:

  • RANGE RULES SAFETY IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE
  • RIFLES & PISTOLS ARE TO BE SHOT ONLY INTO THE BACKSTOPS.
  • DO NOT PLACE YOUR TARGETS ON TOP OF THE BACKSTOPS.
  • CEASE FIRING, UNLOAD & BREAK OPEN YOUR ACTION WHEN OTHERS ARE DOWN RANGE PLACING OR RETRIEVING TARGETS.
  • GLASS TARGETS AND EXPLODING TARGETS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
  • DO YOUR PART TO KEEP THE RANGE CLEAN & SAFE.  TAKE REFUSE (CANS, PLASTIC CONTAINERS, ETC.) WITH YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE.
  • THE RANGE IS OPEN FOR ENJOYMENT SPRING, SUMMER & FALL FROM 8a.m. TO 8 p.m. OR SUNSET, WHICHEVER COMES SOONER.
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND CONTAINERS PROHIBITED AND SHALL NOT BE CONSUMED OR BROUGHT ONTO PREMISES

 

 

The Shooting Range consists of 8 backstops, 5 signs, 1 fire ring, 5 benches, and parking for about 10 vehicles.  There is a donation tube on site;  all donations received are used for range maintenance and improvements.  There is a shotgun area, and shooting lanes of  50 feet and 25, 50, and 100 yards.