Appletree Shooting Range

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Appletree Shooting Range, located on Stearns District of the Daniel Boone National Forest,  has two large sheltered benches; one target holder at 25, 50 yards; and two target holders at 100 yards. Long-rifle loading supports are provided at each bench.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use only - sunrise to sunset
Area Amenities: Toilets

A fee is required to use this shooting range. A payment dropbox is available onsite. Fee passes may also be bought at the Stearns Ranger District office or at a participating local vendor. 

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Where to buy your pass

Open Season: Open All Year
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: No skeet, trap or sporting clays allowed. 
No archery is permitted at the shooting range.
Closest Towns: Whitley City
Water: None
Restroom: Accessible Vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Stearns Ranger District
3320 Hwy 27 North
Whitley City, KY 42653

General Information


1.4 miles south of the junction of US 27 and KY 478 in McCreary County


The restrooms are accessible. 


Parking is available onsite.

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Target Shooting


Toilets Toilets are available at the shooting range.