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Massachusetts shooting clubs with free public access

District Facility Information Open to the Public
Central Hamilton Rod & Gun Club
Hamilton Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(508) 347-3389

The trap range is open Sundays year-round 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and on Fridays (May–October) 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. The rifle range is open one week during hunting season to allow sportsmen to sight in their firearms. Contact the club for details.

Central

Leominster Sportsmen's Association
1445 Elm Street
Leominster, MA 01453

The 100-yard rifle and pistol range is open 9 a.m.–12 p.m. on Sundays. The archery range is open daily 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Organized 3-D archery shoots open to the public are scheduled twice a month on Saturdays 8 a.m.–12 p.m. The black powder range is open on Sundays 10 a.m.–12 p.m. All club organized competitive black powder shoots are open to the public. Skeet and trap ranges are open on Sundays and Tuesdays 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and seasonally on Tuesdays and Fridays from dusk to 9 p.m.

Connecticut Valley Conway Sportsman's Club
245 Elmer Road
Conway, MA 01341

The 100-yard rifle range is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (May–September) and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (October–April). The club's 3-D archery course and sporting clays course are open to the public during all scheduled and non-scheduled shooting events. 

Connecticut Valley Easthampton Fish & Game 
92 College Highway
Southampton, MA 01073
(413) 527-9340
Trap and skeet fields are open Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays 1 p.m.–3 p.m., Wednesdays 4 p.m.–7 p.m., and Thursdays 6 p.m.–7 p.m.
Connecticut Valley Orange Gun Club
357 West River Street
Orange, MA 01364

Skeet and trap ranges are open on Tuesdays from May to November from 4 p.m. to dusk (1 p.m. to dusk in the fall) and Sunday mornings 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Sporting clays are held once a month on Saturdays from May to November and are open to the public.

Northeast

Haverhill Hound Rod & Gun Club
Off Chadwick Road
Haverhill, MA 01831

Skeet and trap ranges are open on Sundays 1 p.m. to dusk.
Northeast Holbrook Sportsmen's Club
150 Quincy Street
Holbrook, MA 02343
Skeet and trap ranges are open Wednesdays and Saturdays 12:30 p.m.–6 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m.–6 p.m. The Big Bore Range is open for black powder practice Wednesdays 2:30 p.m.–6 p.m. The Big Bore Range is open for civilian marksmanship the last Sunday of the month 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. 
Northeast Ipswich Fish & Game Association
22 Paradise Road
Ipswich, MA 01938
The trap field is open Thursdays 6 p.m.–8 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m.–4 p.m.
Southeast Hanson Rod & Gun Club
Davis Road
Hanson, MA 02341
(781) 293-9872

The indoor range is open Mondays for competitive handgun shooting (7 p.m.–10 p.m.), Wednesdays for the junior rifle program (6 p.m.– 9 p.m. September through May), and every 3rd Sunday of the month for black light shoots (starting at 10 a.m.) The 3-D Archery course is open to the public throughout the calendar year. The trap shooting range is open Sundays at 1 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. The club's Civilian Marksmanship Program is offered twice a month and is open to the public.

Southeast

Monument Beach Sportsmens Club
199 MacArthur Blvd
Monument Beach, MA 02553
(508) 759-5653

 

The outdoor trap range is open year round during scheduled instruction on Mondays at 9 a.m., Thursdays at 3 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m., and Sundays at 10 a.m. The indoor archery range is open on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. until close. The outdoor 3-D archery range is open during 4 scheduled evening events throughout the year. The indoor pistol range is open during scheduled target pistol events, 40 weeks each year on Mondays starting at 7 p.m., and during scheduled Youth Rifle Instruction on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday evenings of the month.
Southeast Scituate Rod & Gun Club
965 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy
Scituate, MA 01066
(781) 545-1510
The skeet field is open on Wednesdays 5 p.m.–9 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m.–6 p.m. The 3-D archery course is open sunrise to sunset, 50 weeks out of the year. Cowboy (pistol) matches and rifle matches are open to the public. The club's Junior Marksmanship program for school age children and teens is open from September through June on Sunday mornings 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Western

Great Trails Council
Chesterfield Boy Scout Council
22 Sugar Hill Road
Chesterfield, MA 01341

Shotgun, rifle, and archery ranges are open on Saturdays in September and October, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Skeet and trap ranges are open on Sundays from 1 p.m. until dusk.

*Please contact clubs directly for most up-to-date range information.

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