NOTICE: Jay Henges Rifle/Pistol range to remain closed as MDC seeks resolution to bullet trap issues. MDC's priority is to seek a safe and lasting solution as soon as possible.
The rifle/pistol range at the Missouri Department of Conservation ( MDC ) Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center will remain closed until further notice due to safety issues regarding the facility's bullet trap. The remainder of the Jay Henges' facilities, including the shotgun trap fields, pattern board, static archery range and outdoor education building, continue to remain open for normal operating hours and public programs.
Currently, there is no timeline as to when the range can be reopened. MDC will notify the public as soon as that information is available. MDC's priority is to seek a lasting and safe resolution as soon as possible.
From the east/St. Louis: Take I-44 west to Beaumont/Antire Road - exit 269, turn left, cross over I-44 to Antire Road. Turn right on Antire Road. Go 100 feet to entrance and turn left into driveway across from commuter lot. From the west/Eureka: Take I-44 east to Beaumont/Antire Road - exit 269. Follow exit lane around to top; entrance on left across from commuter parking lot.