Target Shooting Planning Efforts & Restrictions for Sulphur Ranger District
Current Target Shooting Planning Efforts: No Planning efforts at this time
Public Target Range near the Sulphur Ranger District
Colorado Division of Wildlife has a range located at U.S. Highway 40 near mile post 198 west of the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs. This range is free to the public, on a first come first served basis and open sun-up to sundown. The site is limited to paper targets only. Paper targets and brass must be removed after use.
There is a 100 yard handicap area.
Trap shooting is allowed, but there is no mechanical thrower
Sport rifle, pistol, shotgun and archery
For further information on this public target range, call the Colorado Division of Wildlife at 970-725-6200.
Remember to follow all shooting regulations and restrictions, and use only approved targets. On the ARP approved targets are: cardboard targets, paper targets, manufactured metallic targets (metal targets specifically designed for firearms), or manufactured thrown-type clay targets (clay pigeons). Please note: exploding targets are not permitted.
Tracer bullets have been identified as a cause of a fire on the Pawnee National Grassland (see news release). Tracer bullets are illegal on National Forest System lands.
Use only approved targets with a safe backstop. Remember a safe backstop is one that will stop a bullet. Make sure not to attach your targets on trees, log decks, slash piles, fences, water tanks, or other improvements.
Be aware of:
Other people recreating in the area and take extra precaution to avoid recreators when shooting
Livestock in the area and take extra precaution to avoid cattle when shooting