RI Shooting Ranges

The question I get asked the MOST is "Where Can I Shoot?"

Most of these are Private Clubs that require Membership Fees and Dues along with other obligations.

A complete list of public Ranges will be posted SOON!


RI Fish & Wildlife Hunter Education Office (401) 539-0019

Location: The Division of Fish & Wildlife's shooting range is located within the Great Swamp Management Area at 277 Great Neck Road in West Kingston, RI 02892, (401)789-0281.

Hours of operation: The range is open seven days per week from April 1st thru September 30th. Hours are 8:30 AM to 6 PM except on Tuesdays and Thursdays when the range will close at 5 PM. Hours of operation may vary due to staffing, training activities, maintenance requirements and/or environmental conditions.

Permit Required: You must attend a range safety briefing and obtain a permit prior to use. Permit applications are accepted by mail only from February 1st thru September 20th each year. See Section 26 -Target Range Regulations for a complete description of qualifications and requirements.

Range Permit Applications are available here:

Application for Adults
Application for Minors