Vilas County Wisconsin Government Services - Shooting Range


















Forestry, Recreation, & Land Department

 

 

Shooting Range

 

                                                                                                 

 

 

Vilas County Shooting Range opened for the season on Saturday  April 7, 2018.  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.