North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

John Lentz Hunter Education Complex

John Lentz Hunter Education Complex is free. It is universally accessible.

2030 Gibson Mill Rd., Ellerbe, N.C. 28338 

GPS Coordinates:  Do not use GPS coordinates to navigate to complex. Use actual address listed above instead.

Operating Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Labor Day to Memorial Day. Closed Sunday, Monday and state holidays. Open day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2017

Amenities Include:  50 and 100-yard rifle range with 6 shooting stations
                                  25-yard pistol range with either 3 or 6 shooting stations
                                  5-stand sporting clays range
                                  3-D archery range
                                  Standard archery range
                                  2 combination skeet/trap ranges

Contact Information:  Noah Secrist
                                     (910) 434-3378 or (910) 652-4905


Other Information: A round of 25 clays cost $3 plus tax. No cash is accepted; credit only. For handgun and rifle ranges, visitors must bring their own ammunition and targets.


Range Safety Rules                                

Temporary Range Closings

RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
Reason for
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyAug. 11, 2018Advanced Workshop
John Lentz Hunter Education ComplexRichmond CountyAug. 18, 20184H Tournament
Wayne E. Smith Cold Mountain Shooting RageHaywood CountyJune 22-23, 2018Lead Reclamation

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