Sierra Valley Shooting Range

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Rifle in the hands of someone aiming to shoot

The shooting range facility is available to the public through a partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Sierra Valley Sportman's Club (SVSC).  Range target backstops/frames, shooting benches, gun racks, tables, etc. are provided courtesy of SVSC.  Please respect their generosity and dedication by picking up all trash, brass and shot cases and placing them in the receptacles provided and by shooting at authorized targets only.   The SVSC has also provided hand-operated target throwers at the Trap Range for your convenience.  Use at your own risk.  It is recommended you provide your own paper targets and/or clay pigeons.

Operating season approximately April 15 to November 15 (Weather Permitting)

Operating Hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm or dusk (No shooting after dark)

In order to check out a range key, an individual must:

1) Be at least 16 years of age and have a valid state ID card.

2) If under 16 years of age, have a parent, legal guardian or other adult present who will leave state ID information and be responsible for the actions of the minor.

3) Read and sign the Range Rules form.

A key may be checked out at the following locations - In Sierraville: Sierraville Ranger Station (Mon- Fri, 8:00 am-4:30 pm), and the Sierraville Service & Country Store (Mon-Fri 6am - 7pm, Sat 7am- 7pm, Sun, 8:00am- 7:00pm).  In Truckee: Truckee Ranger Station (Mon- Fri, 8:00 am - 5pm, Sat 8-4:30)

Please check out keys at a location where you can return it during business hours.  Keys MUST be returned the same day to the location key was checked out.  The key is non-transferable, government property. The person checking out the key is reponsible for returning the key.

The gate is to remain closed and locked at all times, even during periods of use.  The individual responsible for the key is also responsible for ensuring the gate is closed and locked after entering and upon leaving the facility.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Range closes Nov 15 for winter.
Open Season: Mid April - Mid November, weather permitting
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Sierraville Ranger District, 317 South Lincoln Street (Hwy 89), PO Box 95, Sierraville, CA  96126  (530) 994-3401


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