Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Providing a place for you to improve your shooting skills, the Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range is open to the public when classes are not in session. It is unsupervised, so cooperation among shooters is a must!

While backboards are provided, they must be maintained. Shooters should bring their own targets and tacks or staples. 

The range offers a ten-position, 200-yard rifle range, a ten-position, 50-yard rifle/handgun range and an eight-position, 50-yard rifle/handgun range.

The range is operated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) under a special use permit. Please consult their website for operational hours and classes offered on specific ranges.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Please consult the FWC website for operational hours and classes offered on specific ranges.
Fees Free
Restrictions: Shotguns are strictly prohibited unless shooting shotgun slugs.

General Information

General Notes:


  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilet
  • Target frames for rifles and handgun ranges are provided (Shooters must bring targets to attach to the center of the frames)

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