Chestnut Mountain Shooting Range

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

 Located within the Johns Mtn. WMA, this area has shooting benches for rifles and handguns, a covered shed over the benches, and accessible benches. Chestnut Mountain is a 100 yard shooting range with intervals of 25, 50 and 100 yards. Gravel parking for 10 vehicles. Gravel walking route to restroom and shooting shed.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May-August, open Mon-Sat 9am-8pm.  September-April, open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.   Closed Sundays
Fees $5/vehicle/day NEW Annual Permit is also available $25.00 per shooter per year, applicable to the purchaser only.
Restrictions: Rifles and Handguns Only. Alcohol is not permitted on the range, in the parking lot, or on the shooting range access road. Skeet shooting not allowed.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet

General Information

Directions:

The Chestnut Mountain Shooting Range is located at the southern end of Snake Creek Gap, approximately 1/2 mile off State Highway 136, southeast of Villanow, GA. From Villanow, travel south approximately 7 miles on State Highway 136. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 212. Forest Service Road 212 will fork just before reaching the range. Stay to the left and the parking lot will be 100 yards on the right.


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Target Shooting

Rifles and Handguns Only. Bring your own paper target (no cans or bottles may be used). Skeet Shooting not allowed. Alcohol is not permitted on the range, in the parking lot, or on the shooting range access road. Located with the John's Mtn. WMA. Area has shooting benches for rifles and handguns, covered shooting shed over benches, accessible benches. Area has a 100 yard shooting range with intervals of 25, 50 and 100 yards. Gravel parking for 10 vehicles, signage. Gravel access route to toilet and shooting shed.