Parma Woods Shooting Range Information


Closed on state holidays and during special events. Hours are subject to change before deer season in the fall. Call for up-to-date information.  See main Conservation Area page for specific hours.

Training programs

Throughout the year, the education center offers a variety of free training programs and courses on firearms, shotguns, archery, youth clinics, equipment and much more. Although these courses are offered at no cost, some may require book or administration fees. Call for the list of programs and courses.

Individual use

  • Ranges available on a first-come, first-served basis, Wednesday through Sunday
  • During peak usage, a one-hour time limit may be enforced
  • Watch the Range Procedures video below to see what to expect when you visit the range.

Group use

  • Facilities that can be reserved include ranges, a 100-seat classroom and a 1.2-mile interpretive nature trail. Audio/visual equipment is available.
  • Special-permit required. Fee $20 per hour. Free for hunter education programs.
  • Must be scheduled at least one month in advance

Facilities, fees, and features

Rifle/pistol range

  • $4 per booth per hour (fees are cash only)
  • Free to youth groups age 18 and under for competitive or educational shooting
  • Rifle ammunition containing steel in the projectile may not be used
  • Paper bull’s-eye targets and stands provided
  • 15-point, covered firing line for rifles with target sockets at 25, 50, 75, and 100 yards
  • 10-point covered firing line for handguns with target sockets at 7, 15, 25, and 50 yards
  • 1 point for shooters with disabilities on each range
  • Shooting benches and seats for shooters
  • Spectator seating

Shotgun patterning range

  • $4 per hour (fees are cash only)
  • Patterning range is on rifle/pistol range

Archery range

  • $4 per person per hour (fees are cash only)
  • Bull’s-eye targets and archery butts provided
  • Static range with targets at 10, 20, 30, and 40 yards
  • 3-D whitetail targets