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Ranges in NJ

RTSP
961 Route 10 Unit 2F Randolph, NJ 07869
(973) 434-7600
Indoor 25 yard range, rentals available
$20/hr. handgun, $25/hr. rifle, $10/hr. rentals

Ft. Dix Range 14
Bldg. 9060, Ft. Dix, NJ 08640
GPS coordinates: 40.00115 N 74.545664 W
(609) 562-4676
Outdoor 200 yards rifle, 50 yards pistol
Skeet/Trap
$60/yr. membership + $3/hr. shoot

Cherry Ridge Range
100 Range Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 07422
(973) 764-4100
Outdoor range, 50 yard pistol (covered), .22 rimfire silhouette 35 yards
50 yard rifle, 100 yard rifle, 200 yard rifle, 300 yard rifle, skeet/trap (all covered)
archery
Annual Adult (18-59) $175
Annual senior (60+) $135
annual jr. rifle range use (10-20) $65
Family: member, spouse, kids under 21 $275
family: member $60+ $200
lifetime membership $1500

Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club
168 S Stump Tavern, Jackson NJ 08527
(732) 928-9334
Outdoor 50 yard pistol, 300 yard rifle, 50 & 75 yard multipurpose ranges, skeet/trap, archery
Indoor 50 foot pistol range
$400 initial fee + $250/yr.

The Bullet Hole
78 Rutgers St, Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 759-3968
Indoor 25 yard range
Prices not listed

South Jersey Shooting Club
840 Piney Hollow Road Winslow, NJ 08043
(609) 704-9500
Outdoor 25 yard rifle/pistol, 100 - 300 yard rifle
$250/yr. + mandatory NRA membership

Shore Shot
730 Airport Rd #4 Lakewood Township, NJ 08701
(732) 905-6888
Indoor 25 yard range, rentals available
Rates vary

Old Bridge Rifle & Pistol Club
Maple St Old Bridge Township, NJ 08857
(732) 360-1987
Outdoor ranges, indoor 25 yard range

Brick Armory
1955 Swarthmore Ave # 1, Lakewood Township, NJ 08701
(732) 364-3500
Indoor 25 yard range
$21-$25/hr.

Lake Island Rifle & Pistol Club
30 Sharot St, Carteret, NJ 07008
(732) 969-9817
Indoor 25 yard range, .22 rimfire only
$100 initial fee + $60/yr.

Mullica Hill Rifle and Pistol Club
Mile Marker 6.5, near Rte 347, Maurice River Twp, Cumberland County, NJ, 08332
Outdoor 200 yard rifle range (covered); 2, 50 yard rifle ranges (uncovered); 25 yard pistol (covered)
Skeet/trap (bring your own thrower)
Picnic facilities including grill
Hunting land for members, selected through lottery
$200 first year, $100 each additional year.

Mallard Trap Club
24 Monroe Blvd,Monroe Township, NJ 08831
No phone number listed
Trap only, two singles and one doubles house
$100 initial fee + $50 annual
Members: $3.50 / $7.00 (Singles / Doubles Round)
Non-Members: $5.00 / $10.00 (Singles / Doubles Round)
Junior Shooters: $4.00 / $8.00 (Singles / Doubles Round)

Cumberland Riflemen Inc.
4030 East Main Street, Millville, New Jersey 08332
(856) 327-0345
100 yard rifle, 600 yard rifle, pistol
$200 initial fee + $100 annual

Tenafly Rifle and Pistol Club
157 Grove Street, Tenafly, NJ 07670
(201) 567-5695
Indoor 25 yard pistol, indoor moving target gallery (.22 CB only)
$300 initial fee + $150 annual

Bob's Little Sport Shop
316 Delsea Drive North,Glassboro, NJ 08028
(856) 881-7575
Indoor 25 yard pistol
$25/hr.

Phillipsburg Pistol Club
25 Howard Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(908) 454-1232
Indoor 50 foot pistol, outdoor 75 foot pistol & shotgun (covered)
$90 initial fee + $65 annual

Delran Junior Marksman
Taylors Ln, Riverton, NJ 08077 (located on unnamed road off of Taylors Lane)
GPS coordinates: N40 01.146 - W74 58.806
No phone number listed
Outdoor 25 yard pistol (covered), outdoor 50 & 100 yard rifle (covered), .22 rimfire silhouette range, air rifle silhouette range
Trap, Archery (outdoor)
Junior membership: $50 smallbore rifle, $50 service rifle, $50 Trap (all annual dues)
Senior membership: $60 initial fee, $50 annual

Shongum Sportsmen's Association
363 Janes Chapel Rd, Oxford, NJ 07863
(866) 746-6485 or (908) 637-4991
Outdoor 100 yard pistol, indoor 50 foot pistol
Trap, archery (outdoor)
$150 initial fee + $205 annual

Hague's Indoor Range
700 Crown Point Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086
(856) 251-9099
Indoor 25 yard range
Rentals available
$30/hr. range use, $30/hr. rental

Thunder Mountain Trap and Skeet
1 Morris Rd, Ringwood, NJ 07456
(973) 962-6377
Multiple Skeet/Trap fields
$9/25 clays

Wayside Skeet Club
Gun Club Rd, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 922-1292
GPS coordinates: 40° 15.069N - 74°04.710W
Trap/Skeet
Membership: $250 first year, $225 annual
Members: $3/round
Non-members: $5/round

Pine Belt Sportsman's Club
377 Stokes Road Shamong, NJ 08088
(609) 268-0237
Trap/Skeet
Membership $50 annual

Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
88 Vanorden Rd, West Milford, NJ 07480
(973) 728-8550
Outdoor 25 yard Pistol, outdoor 50-100 yard rifle
Muzzleloading, trap/skeet
Contact club for membership information

Square Circle Sportsmen of Camden County
97 Clementon Road West, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
(856) 435-9722
Outdoor/indoor 25 yard pistol, outdoor 100 yard rifle, archery, trap/skeet
Contact club for membership information

Hercules Trap & Skeet Club, Inc.
187 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
(973) 252-9105
Outdoor 25-50 yard pistol, trap/skeet, archery
Contact club for membership information

North Jersey Clay Target Club/North Jersey Gun Club, Inc.
488 Horseneck Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 227-1139
Trap/skeet
Membership $50 initial fee + $150/yr.

Monmouth County R&P Club
GPS coordinates: +40° 11' 37.96", -74° 8' 27.99"
Fax: (732) 899-7111
Outdoor 50-100 yard rifle, outdoor 7-25 yard pistol, trap/skeet
Contact club for membership information

Citizen's Rifle and Revolver Club
271 Princeton Hightstown Road, Princeton Jct, NJ 08550
(609) 799-9890
Outdoor 50 yard pistol/smallbore rifle, outdoor 100 yard rifle, indoor 25 yard pistol/smallbore rifle
Trap, archery
$165 annual + 12 hours work on the range or additional fee of $180

Franklin Rifle & Revolver Association
10 Buckwheat Rd, Franklin, NJ 07416
No phone number listed
Not currently accepting new memberships, contact club for more information

Riverdale Police Pistol Team
2 Dalton Drive, Riverdale, NJ 07457
(973) 616-0374
Indoor 25 yard pistol
$150 initial fee + $170 annual

Somerset County Fish & Game
445 Milltown Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 685-9809
Indoor 25 yard pistol, 100 yard rifle
Outdoor archery
Currently closed to new memberships, contact club for more information

Waldwick Pistol & Rifle Club
Pennington Avenue, Waldwick, NJ 07463
(201) 444-3671
25 yard indoor pistol
Contact club for membership information

Buttonwood Game Preserve
175 Buttonwood Lane, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(908) 454-7116
Trap/skeet, hunting
Membership $1,700+, contact club for more information

Erbe's Sporting Clays
57 Sharon Station Rd, Allentown, NJ 08501
Trap/skeet
No additional information

Redwing Sporting Clays
317 Sooys Landing Rd, Port Republic, NJ 08241
(609) 381-1200
Trap/skeet
$25/50 clays, $30/100 clays

Buckshorn Sportsman Club
185 Hell Neck Road, Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 935-0037
Outdoor 100 yard rifle, indoor pistol, indoor/outdoor archery, trap/skeet
Contact club for membership information

Somerset County Fish and Game Protective Association
445 Milltown Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 685-9809
Indoor 100 yard rifle, indoor 25 yard pistol, outdoor archery
Not accepting new members as of 9/2012, contact club for more information

Clove Spring Range
44 Clove Road,Wantage, NJ 07461
(973) 875-5791
Outdoor rifle, trap/skeet
$8.75/25 clays, $59 annual membership

One Flew Over the Hedgerow
286 W Piney Hollow Rd., Williamstown, NJ 08094
(856) 728-6454

Quinton Sportsmen's Club, Inc.
346 Jericho Road, Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 935-9843
Outdoor 200 yard rifle (covered), outdoor 50 yard pistol (covered), trap/skeet, archery
Membership $86 annual

Union County Pistol Range
301 Shunpike Road, Springfield, NJ 07081
(908) 273-1129
Outdoor 25 yard pistol (covered)
$10/hr. or $10-$30 annual membership

Mullica Hill Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
111 Ward Avenue, Audubon, NJ 08106
(856) 546-5376
Outdoor 100 & 200 yard rifle, outdoor 25 & 50 yard pistol, trap/skeet
$100 initial fee + $100 annual

Wayside Skeet Club
621 Green Grove Road, Tinton Falls, N.J. 07712
(723) 922-1292
Trap/skeet
$3/rd. for members, $5/rd. guests
Contact range for membership information

Atlantic County Firearms Training Facility
175 Betsy Scull Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
(609) 926-3491
Indoor 25 & 35 yard pistol range, outdoor 100 yard rifle range, 50 yard archery range
$10-$20/hr. or $30-$40 annual membership

Croton Rod & Gun Club
31 Rake Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 782-8090
Contact club for more information

Hawthorne Gun Club, Inc.
296 Wagaraw Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
(973) 423-2990
Outdoor 25 yard pistol, skeet/trap
Contact club for more information

Ground Swipers Rod & Gun Club
1910 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 693-9762
Trap/skeet
Contact club for more information

Hutton Hill Rifle & Revolver Club
Bairdmore Ave. & RR Tracks, Winslow, NJ 08095
(609) 926-1400
Outdoor 25-50 yard pistol (covered, outdoor 100-300 yard rifle (covered), trap/skeet
$45 initial fee + $225 annual

Telco Sportsmen's Club, Inc.
Columbia Avenue, Atco, NJ 08004
(856) 768-5149
Outdoor 25-50 yard pistol (covered), outdoor 100 yard rifle (covered), trap/skeet, archery
$50 initial fee + $150 annual

Bayonne Pistol Range
16th Street (between Ave. A and the Bay), Bayonne, New Jersey 07002
(201) 339-5555
Indoor 25 yard pistol
$15/hr./person

Sparta Rod and Gun Club
County Road 517 & New Jersey 15, Sparta, NJ 07871
No phone number listed
Trap/skeet
$4/rd.


Woodland Park Range
1267 McBride Avenue
Woodland Park, NJ 07424 (use to be part of West Paterson)
(888) 486-3674
25 yard pistol (13 ports), 50 yard rifle (6 ports) 50 cal compatible,
Food on oremises
Firearms rentals



Nearby ranges in PA

Classic Pistol Indoor Range
1310 Industrial Boulevard, Southampton, PA 18966
(215) 953-7264
10, 25 yard rifle/shotgun/pistol lanes; 5, 15 yard pistol lanes
$165.00 a year handgun membership, $195.00 a year handgun/rifle membership, $15.00 an hour

Easton Fish and Game Association
395 Industrial Drive, Easton, PA 18042
(610) 559-1763
Outdoor 25 yard rimfire, 25 yard pistol, 100 yard rifle, 25 yard multipurpose range, archery
$30 initial fee + $30/yr.

Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays
2750 Limestone St., Coplay, PA 18037
(610) 261-9616
Unique outdoor clay course
$38/100 clays
Rental available, $10/rd.



Additional Resources

List, with maps, of all NJ Wildlife Management Areas

Google Maps link to NJ Ranges, Stores, and FFLs

Tool for finding FFLs in NJ

Another tool for finding FFLs in NJ

Another list of NJ ranges, and additional shooting information

Fun NJ's list of ranges
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Here is a helpful link on goggle Maps to ranges, stores, and FFLs. It may not be a complete list but worth a look...

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=206315401931440859743.00047be349a968b8509d2&t=h&z=8#bmb=1
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I'm a member of Cherry Ridge it's good but can be expensive for the casual shooter... And it's starting to get crowded.. The range has pulled in 150- 250 new shooting members eacg month.
I wa at the range on Sunday when they were holding the mandatory safety class and the meeting room was full (200 pp). My sons went in May and it was the same thing.


Any one ever hear or been to this place ?
Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club Inc.
Box F
West Milford, NJ
973-728-8550
Shooting Available
Outdoor Pistol (25 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (50 - 100 yds.)
Muzzleloading
Trap
Range Access
Private

I found this list for NJ/PA on the "inter-webs"
http://www.netdad.com/PlacesToGo1/Shooting_Ranges.php

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Has anyone ever hear or been to this place?
i called the number and its a fax.
Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club Inc.
Box F
West Milford, NJ
973-728-8550
Shooting Available
Outdoor Pistol (25 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (50 - 100 yds.)
Muzzleloading
Trap
Range Access
Private
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Classic Pistol in Southampton PA:
25 minutes from Scudders Falls Bridge
10 25 yard rifle/shotgun/pistol lanes, 5 15 yard pistol lanes
$165.00 a year handgun membership, $195.00 a year handgun/rifle membership
$15.00 an hour
Very reasonably priced ammo
Professional staff
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Originally Posted By AR_JACK:

Has anyone ever hear or been to this place?
i called the number and its a fax.
Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club Inc.
Box F
West Milford, NJ
973-728-8550
Shooting Available
Outdoor Pistol (25 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (50 - 100 yds.)
Muzzleloading
Trap
Range Access
Private


I can't find any info on them posted past 2008, and when I called them I got a fax too. I'm guessing they went out of business.
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Dont forget to include the NJ WMA's that have ranges. Usually have Bow, trap/shotgun, and rimfire muzzleloader.

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prices for cherry ridge are: (with range "priveleges")

Annual Adult (18-59)____________________$175
60+ years old_________________________$135 *********for if you're over 60, for the year.
annual jr. rifle range use (10-20)___________$65
Family: member, spouse, kids under 21_____$275
family: member 60+ years old_____________$200
lifetime membership_____________________$1500

the ranges:
Pistol up to 50yd covered ports
rifle 50/100 covered ports
rifle 200/300 300 yard ports covered
shotgun/trap unknown max range. ports covered
archery range out to 40 or 50 yds. uncovered
.22 silhouette range maybe 35 yards max? uncovered
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Mullica Hill Rifle and Pistol Club
www.mhrpc.com
Mile Marker 6.5, Route 347, Maurice River Twp
Cumberland County
Rifle range to 200 yards (covered)
Pistol Range to 25 yards (covered)
2 other Ranges to 50 yards (uncovered)
Field for shotgunning (bring your own thrower)
Picnic facilities including grill
Hunting land for members, selected through lottery iirc
$200 first year, $100 each additional year.
Rarely anyone there, (which makes me hesitant to post this)

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Just FYI, on top of the $250 yearly membership fee for South Jersey's Shooting Club, they forced you to sign up & pay the NRA yearly membership fee before letting you become a member of the range.
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Maybe this could be "sticky?"
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Originally Posted By Nasal_Avenger:
Originally Posted By AR_JACK:

Has anyone ever hear or been to this place?
i called the number and its a fax.
Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club Inc.
Box F
West Milford, NJ
973-728-8550
Shooting Available
Outdoor Pistol (25 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (50 - 100 yds.)
Muzzleloading
Trap
Range Access
Privatet


I can't find any info on them posted past 2008, and when I called them I got a fax too. I'm guessing they went out of business.


Still going strong, private range about 150 paying members , maybe 25 senior members, hard to get in, need references from two or three members and there is a waiting list. Took me a year to get in and im friends with the vp and another board member.
Because I like guns, now go fuck yourself!
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Originally Posted By all4bao:
Just FYI, on top of the $250 yearly membership fee for South Jersey's Shooting Club, they forced you to sign up & pay the NRA yearly membership fee before letting you become a member of the range.


You say that like its a bad thing. My club required that too - I figured it was a no-brainer. Why would you be a gun owner and NOT be an NRA member?
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Originally Posted By midnitecreeper:
Originally Posted By Nasal_Avenger:
Originally Posted By AR_JACK:

Has anyone ever hear or been to this place?
i called the number and its a fax.
Meadowbrook Rifle & Pistol Club Inc.
...


I can't find any info on them posted past 2008, and when I called them I got a fax too. I'm guessing they went out of business.


Still going strong, private range about 150 paying members , maybe 25 senior members, hard to get in, need references from two or three members and there is a waiting list. Took me a year to get in and im friends with the vp and another board member.


I put you up. Let me know if my info is correct, also a link to your website would be nice. Currently it goes to a page maintained by the CMP.

Originally Posted By EdB:
Originally Posted By all4bao:
Just FYI, on top of the $250 yearly membership fee for South Jersey's Shooting Club, they forced you to sign up & pay the NRA yearly membership fee before letting you become a member of the range.


You say that like its a bad thing. My club required that too - I figured it was a no-brainer. Why would you be a gun owner and NOT be an NRA member?


What club is that, EdB?
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CITIZENS RIFLE AND REVOLVER CLUB
271 Princeton Hightstown Road
Princeton Jct, NJ 08550
(609) 799-9890
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Sorry for the late reply NA - it WAS thr Ridgefield Sportsman Club that was run on the town's property - the town shut the whole thing down this past April.

ETA: Thanks for creating this list!
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Originally Posted By EdB:
Originally Posted By all4bao:
Just FYI, on top of the $250 yearly membership fee for South Jersey's Shooting Club, they forced you to sign up & pay the NRA yearly membership fee before letting you become a member of the range.


You say that like its a bad thing. My club required that too - I figured it was a no-brainer. Why would you be a gun owner and NOT be an NRA member?


What club is that, EdB?


sjersey shooting club
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Originally Posted By EdB:
Originally Posted By all4bao:
Just FYI, on top of the $250 yearly membership fee for South Jersey's Shooting Club, they forced you to sign up & pay the NRA yearly membership fee before letting you become a member of the range.


You say that like its a bad thing. My club required that too - I figured it was a no-brainer. Why would you be a gun owner and NOT be an NRA member?


EdB has it right––-

I am a Life Member of CR, I had to prove I was a Life Member of the NRA. Why would a club complicate its way of doing business by having to check up on an individual looking to be a Life Member, with a prerequisite some douchebag can get around, every year?

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NOTE: To all of you who now hate my guts for dropping off the face of the earth: I REALLY AM TRULY SORRY!
(had some major medical issues come up -- in addition to the trusty 'ol back not working too well)

OMG -- GoatBoy even took me out to the woodshed and stripped off my "Site Staff" tag & cut my posts # in half. . It HAS been a while.
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OK.. onto the "Range Report"

RTSP in Randolph, PRNJ : http://www.RTSPOnline.com

It's been quite a few years since I've been to any range (related to some medical/back issues), but our daughter wanted a .22LR "AR" (and a puppy - a "Malti-Poo" Maltese/Poodle mix ), so we ran up to RTSP in Randolph. (just a few miles away, so I sucked it up and we did the drive). Our entire family signed up for yearly membership when they first opened, but we only shot the first time we went there to sign up and we attended one charity function at their facility last year, so it was time to head up there to renew anyway....


I must say, out of all of the ranges I've visited, (most in NJ / a few in PA / a few in NY) RTSP is -- BY FAR -- the BEST!
Its truly the most "family friendly", best ventilated, best illuminated facility I've been to. AND.. you can shoot anything (up to .50 cal ?) ---> INDOORS!

I rate them a 9 out of 10 ! (and that's only because of the huge lines/wait time during weekends -- not really their fault, its just that we finally have a nice, clean, family friendly range
that is close by and, from what I hear, they are going to be expanding to add an additional 16 or so ports in the next few months or so.... (and they are going to be adding a "shoot house"
modeled after a typical residential environment)


It is also an added plus that they do not yell at you, frown upon you bringing in chilkdren/teens (THE NEXT GENERATION OF SHOOTERS, DUH!), get upset if you bring in a group
of shooters (for an "ARFCOM NJ/NY FRIENDSHIP SHOOT & PANCAKE BREAKFAST"
-- Many driving in from NY! and all parts of NJ & ALL PAYING INDIVIDUALLY to "Share" a few ports, because the rest had to be left "open & available" for anyone who might happen to stumble
on in.

Hmm... when did we do that one --?? back in 2002 or 2003? --- Thank you again "Social Director HellDog! It was very nice of you to name the day an official ARFCOM Holiday
in honor of 43rd. banning of "McUzi". ROFLMAO


(Note how nice I was in not mentioning that the Bullet-Hole -aka "ButtHole"- in Belleville was the range/store that I was referencing. -- and that's the way you get treated after
spending over $60k in guns/ammo over a 10yr. period -- that was my "buy toy/ use toy /get bored of toy /sell toy /buy new toy - period in life... )


ALL KIDDING ASIDE -- GET ON UP TO RTSP AND SUPPORT 'EM, SO THAT THEY CAN CONTINUE TO EXIST! They really did a phenomenal job in designing and building out the place
and with all of the gungrabbers here, It's really nice to have a great place to shoot.

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NJ Ranges are dying off at a rapid rate:

I remember going to an outdoor range in Livingston when I was really young and a family friend took me there (w/o the permission of my demoncrat parents).
Apparently its now gone.

When I got my first guns (an AR7 and a Colt Combat Commander 1911) I started off shooting at "Greeley's" in Cedar Grove. It was sort of a dump, but it was a block away from work
and very convenient. Unfortunately, after a few friends and I were done shooting and were at a local diner eating, our radios/pagers sent us running back. Unfortunately, as I was cutting the first of several vent holes in the roof, I realized would not be re-opening any time soon.

BUT.. We still had "Ray's", a heck of a long drive, but good place to bring dates because you had to pass a "Jimmy Buff's" and could feed 'em and still have enough $$ for ammo.
(JUST KIDDING, RO!! ) They had a nice store out front for sports gear and LE gear and gun stuff, etc...
Not a great range though: difficult to breathe, dark and dingy and the idiot range "masters" would constantly tap me on the shoulder and evict me for using "Prohibited Rifles" on the range
(an AR7 .22 and an H&K USC .45ACP Carbine and an AR w/ a Ciener .22 conversion kit -- happened to me at least 4 or 5 times, but at least it was a place to shoot)
Then, (even though the "BulletHole" gang tried to convince everyone that they were going to buy them out) Another range gone --> RIP Ray's.

When I first got married, during my wife's "conversion process" (Learning how to shoot and not be terrified of evil, child-killing, firearms). I sadly discovered that my wife, a molecular geneticist at the time, who grew up in the same type of lib-dem household that I did and was literally terrified of killing machines, turned out to be a much better shot than I ! So... we discovered a range by accident one day and she and I stopped in. It was the Paterson Rod and Gun Shop. Not the greatest place in the world. Very HOT and dirty (No air conditioning or ventilation), BUT... the guys were nice (hunter types though and HATED "AR;s") and they held bowling pin matches every week and we eagerly participated quite a few times. Um.... NOW GONE!


Pretty soon, there will be no where to shoot and that is what truly scares me.
So, regardless of the range you happen to utilize, remember to lend them support and pray they will be there for our kids.




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Just a side note about my daughter's "present" and legalities:

(FOR NOW: It will be locked up in the vault at our family home in PA & she'll really take possession when she turns 18 and gets her very own NJ-FID Card -- and the soon to be required "Evil Firearm Owner / Believer in the USA Constitution" Tracking Chip Implanted into her Body at the local ObamaCare Clinic, (which will probably be located in the heart of lovely Newark).

I was initially going to get her a S&W M&P .22, but since every single shelf was empty (LITERALLY!) we were fortunate enough to have arrived in time for "box opening" time at the shop. The only evil black gun that was in the shipment was a "SCAR .22" with a pinned stock and 10rd. magazine, so I jumped on it before any of the other customers saw it. Traditionally, (granted... it's been a few years now since I've made a purchase) my NICS checks would take all of 5 minutes, but now that the everyone can see the bans coming hard and heavy, the PRNJ is backlogged and it's been a week and my NICS check is still not back yet, but apparently that is the new "Norm" in NJ. (and soon to be everywhere?).

I just need to find a bunch of extra mags now, buy a ton of .22lr ammo (can you still buy ammo? or do you have to be "chipped" for that?), a case of shoot-n-see's and she'll be a marvelous addition to the shooting community of NJ (if she is stupid enough to stay in NJ - LOL) I'm still trying to find someone that sells GOOD QUALITY 10 and 15rd. .223 AR15 mags. The ones from Arms N Ammo were nice, but he's completely out of stock and I stupidly did not stock up on anything prior to this latest school tragedy. Argh!


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Woodland Park Range
www.gunforhire.com
1267 McBride Avenue
Woodland Park, NJ 07424 (use to be part of West Paterson)
888-486-3674

25 yard pistol (13 ports), 50 yard rifle (6 ports) 50 cal compatible,
5 star ranked per NSSF, lots of parking in back of building,
really easy access from I-80 (exit 55A) and from Route 46 (McBride Ave),
Family friendly, On premises Food Cafe, CLASSES GALORE!
Firearms rentals (lots!), handicap friendly, large port openings.
Limited memberships available - opened in April 2013.

Mon, Tues 10am - 9pm
Wed - Fri 10am - 10pm
Sat 8am - 8pm
Sun 8am - 6pm