Skip to main content

Shooting Ranges

woman taking aim

Safe, accessible and environmentally responsible shooting ranges are essential to hunter skill development and the safe use of firearms.

Hammond Cove Shooting Range

Hammond Cove shooting area
Located in Hartland, this facility features a six-port 100-yard rifle range and pistol bench.

West Mountain Shooting Range

shooting building at west mountain
The range includes four shooting lanes with overhead baffles, side berms, a backstop and a small parking area. Targets are movable from 15, 50, 75, and 100 yards.

Walter Cabell Shooting Range

Young woman at a shooting station
Located at the Buck Lake Green Mountain Conservation Camp in Woodbury, this range is open for limited public use on designated days, usually in October. The range includes several lanes and benches with an overhead shelter, side berms, a backstop and a small parking area. Target backstops range from 15, 25, and 50 yards.

The shooting range in will be open for hunters to sight in their rifles on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Hunter Education staff will lead a sight-in seminar from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and then the range will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Bring your own rifle and ammunition. Safety glasses and hearing protection are required. Shooters will be required to follow all range rules.  A range safety officer will be on site to assist users and ensure rules are adhered to.

Vermont Shooting Ranges

view of a woman looking down the barrel of a firearm
A map and downloadable list of the shooting ranges in Vermont, including information on the types of firearms allowed and shooting sports available.

Shooting Range Improvement Grant

Shooting targets in an open field with a berm in the background
Shooting Range Improvement Grant Program provides Vermonters with safe, environmentally responsible shooting areas.