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  • Target Shooting Info

    Forest is generally open to this activity, except during Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. See below where shooting is prohibited.  Exploding targets are not allowed on National Forests. Hanging targets on trees is prohibited.  Use earth slope as back stop. Most towns prohibit shooting within 1 mile. 

    36 C.F.R. § 261.10

    (d) Discharging a firearm or any other implement capable of taking human life, causing injury, or damaging property as follows:

    (1) In or within 150 yards of a residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site or occupied area, or

    (2) Across or on a National Forest System road or a body of water adjacent thereto, or in any manner or place whereby any person or property is exposed to injury or damage as a result in such discharge.

    (3) Into or within any cave.