The staffed facility is part of the Department's Outreach and Education Division. The complex includes a 100 yard baffled rifle/pistol range with 20 covered shooting stations with target placement at 25, 50, 75, or 100 yards, and a 50 yard baffled range with 15 covered shooting stations with target postings at 7, 15, 20, 25, or 50 yards. The facility also includes 5 trap and skeet overlay fields, 2 shotgun patterning ranges, an education building for programs, meetings, and special events, and a static archery range with a shooting tower. All ranges are ADA accessible. The August A. Busch Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center provides a safe environment for novice to experienced shooters to enjoy the shooting sports.
The new shooting range features 20 positions at 100 yard range, and 15 positions at 50 yard range for rifle and pistol use. Concrete floors, walls and overhead steel baffle structures are in place to control and contain projectiles. Shooting booths are now handicap-accessible.
Shotgun shooters can enjoy five trap/skeet overlay ranges with electronic controls, and two shotgun patterning ranges.
Archery facilities on site, include static archery range with an elevated shooting tower and broadhead pits.
The fees for the new range: $4.00 for one hour on the rifle/pistol range, $4.00 per round of trap or skeet which includes 25 clay targets and $4.00 for an hour on the patterning range. This includes basic eye and ear protection. There is no charge to use the archery range.
A new education/office building at the shooting range offers an 80-person classroom to host educational programs.
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