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Woodbury Wildlife Area Shooting Range

The backstops at the range are unsuitable for use when frozen. Please call ahead to make sure that the range will be open for the day at (740) 824-3211 or (740) 327-2109.

Shooting Range

Rifle/Pistol, Shotgun, & Archery A, C, D*  
* = Supervised Trap & Skeet Range; Unsupervised Hand Trap Range (call range for details)

Range Features

  • 25, 50, 100, 200-yard rifle and pistol ranges
  • 38 wooden and 12 concrete benches under shelter
  • Walk-through archery course with 23 targets and a shooting tower
  • Archery range with targets from 10 to 40 yards
  • Official skeet and trap field (additional fee)

Hours of Operation

  • Open Mar 1-Dec 31, Wed-Sat 9am-5pm and Sun 12-5pm.
  • Shooting ceases at 4:40pm.
  • Closed: Sept. 13-23, 2021. Also closed Easter, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Location

  • Located 6 miles west of Coshocton at 41384 State Route 541, Warsaw, OH 43844
  • Phone: 740-327-2109

Cost

  • All persons age 18 and older shooting must purchase either an annual shooting range permit ($24), an annual permit and hunting license combo ($29.12), or a one-day shooting range permit ($5), which are available at all hunting and fishing license outlets, online, or the HuntFish OH mobile app. Permits are not sold at the shooting range. Daily permits may be used to buy rounds of skeet or trap. One extra daily permit, in addition to an entry permit, buys one round of trap or skeet.
  • Shooters age 17 and under are not required to purchase a permit, but must be accompanied by and directly monitored by an adult (age 18 years or older) holding a valid shooting range permit.

Target Range Rules

BEFORE entering the range you must read and be familiar with all range rules. Failure to follow range rules or unsafe behavior may result in shooters being ejected from range, forfeiture of permit, and subject to arrest.

  • All shooters (18 and older) must present a range use permit to the range attendant and sign in before entering the range. Shooters 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult who holds a valid range use permit.
  • Eye and hearing protection are strongly recommended.
  • Limit of two shooters per shooting bench.
  • Use single sheet paper targets only. All targets must be placed at base of bullet stop. Do not climb bullet stop to place targets.
  • Use of tracer ammo or exploding targets is prohibited.
  • Illegal firearms as defined by O.R.C. Section 2923.11 are prohibited. Shooting fully automatic firearms or using a device that simulates fully automatic firing is prohibited. Rapid fire is limited to 3 shot bursts.
  • Firing from the hip is prohibited.
  • Use of centerfire rifles at the 25 yd. line is limited to sight-in purposes only, and only at the discretion of the range supervisor.
  • During a cease fire, all firearms shall be unloaded, placed on a bench with actions open, and may not be handled.
  • Do not go down range until all shooters are behind the yellow line and all shooters have acknowledged the cease fire by announcing “clear”.
  • When going to and from targets, use the central pathway. Do not cross or go around cable.
  • When returning to the bench, do not handle firearms until everyone is behind the yellow line and all shooters have acknowledged “ready on the line”.
  • All target material must be removed from the range before you leave.
  • Do not place unfired rounds in barrels. Please drop unwanted live rounds off at range building.
  • All shooters must sign out when they leave.

Class Definitions

A = Supervised Rifle and Pistol Target Range
B = Unsupervised Rifle and Pistol Target Range
C = Unsupervised Clay Target Shotgun Range
D = Unsupervised Archery Target Range
O = Other Public Ranges; not classified by the Division of Wildlife
'*' = Supervised Trap & Skeet Range; Unsupervised Hand Trap Range (call range for details)

Class A, B, and C Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun Ranges

  • All persons age 18 and older shooting on ODNR Division of Wildlife Class A, B, and C ranges must purchase a Shooting Range Permit which is available at all hunting & fishing license outlets. Permits are not sold at the shooting ranges. These permits partially offset the cost of operations, maintenance, trash removal, and improvements.
  • Shooters age 17 and under are not required to purchase a permit, but must be accompanied by and directly monitored by an adult (age 18 years or older) holding a valid Shooting Range Permit.
  • Legal targets on all shooting ranges are single sheet paper targets, or stationary reactive or self healing polymer targets only. Shooters must supply their own target holders, which must meet the approval of the shooting range attendant. Grand River and Spring Valley supply target holders. The shooting of fully automatic firearms, and rapid fire of semi-automatic firearms are strictly prohibited.
  • All Class A ranges have handicap accessible parking, shooting benches and restroom facilities

Permit Fees

Annual Shooting Range Permit 

  • Allows the holder to be admitted to Division of Wildlife Class-A, B, and C shooting ranges for one year
  • Cost: $24.00  
  • Code: 700    

1-Day Shooting Range Permit

  • Allows the holder to be admitted to Division of Wildlife Class-A, B, and C shooting ranges for one day
  • Cost $5.00     
  • Code: 720    

Shooting Range Permit year begins March 1 and ends the last day of February. All costs include a $1.00 writing fee. All sales are final. No refunds are given.

Class D Archery Ranges

These Ranges are open free-of-charge. No permit is required to use these ranges, and no range attendant or restroom facilities are provided.

More Information

Public Shooting Ranges Contacts & Information

Woodbury Wildlife Area

Emergencies

Call: 911

Phone Number

(740) 327-2109

Non-Emergency

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