Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are your current hours of operation?
A. Please consult our website at hillsdalerange.org for seasonal changes and updates.
Q. What is the role of the range officer?
A. The range officers are in control of ensuring that range regulations are adhered to. They have the final word.
Q. Can I purchase ammunition or rent guns at the range?
A. No. We do not sell ammunition or rent guns.
Q. Can I use steel case-steel core ammo?
A. Yes you can
Q. What calibers are allowed at the range?
A. Anything UNDER .50 BMG.
Q. Can I shoot Black powder?
A. Yes any black powder rifle or pistol.
Q. Do you have an Archery range?
A. No, however, there is a great archery range inside the Hillsdale State Park and it is free, you just need a State Park vehicle permit and you can get a daily pass at the gatehouse when you go in for $5.00 ($3.25 for those 65 or older)
Q. Can my kids shoot at the range?
A. Yes, kids 15 and under are free with 1 paid adult. They must be able to safely handle the firearm and you need to be within arm’s length whenever they are handling a firearm.
Q. Can I pick up my brass?
A. You can pick up YOUR brass if it is on the concrete BUT NOT if it is in front of the firing line.
Q. Can I shoot my centerfire rifle on the Pistol/rimfire rifle range?
Q. Can I shoot my rimfire rifle on the 100-yard line?
Q. Can I bring steel targets to the range?