Appletree Shooting Range

Area Status: 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.

Respected access is open access... so please dispose of your trash and targets. Use only paper targets. Do not use TV sets, computers, appliances, furniture, glass, metal or any other miscellaneous objects as targets. 

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Latitude: 36.706020, Longitude: -84.457236

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed to the public Tuesdays 4-6pm through September 26 for 4-H Shooting Sports practice.
Operational Hours: Day use only - sunrise to sunset
Area Amenities: Toilets

A fee is required to use this shooting range. 

  • $5/day, $7/3 days: Pay at site using fee envelope or buy hang tag at district office.
  • $50 annual pass: Buy at the Stearns Ranger District office.
Recreation Passes and Permits
Restroom: Accessible Vault toilet
Information Center: Stearns District Contact Information

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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Toilets: Vault toilet meets accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.

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