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. Bring your own unbreakable targets. Gravel parking for 10 vehicles. Gravel path to restroom and shooting shed.
At a Glance
May-August, open Mon-Sat 9am-8pm. September-April, open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm. Closed Sundays
$5/vehicle/day NEW Annual Permit is also available $25.00 per shooter per year, applicable to the purchaser only.
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.
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.
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.