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Several state shooting ranges to reopen May 14

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Posted at 5:12 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 18:12:12-04

WAUKESHA COUNTY — Several state shooting ranges are opening back up on May 14, under special conditions.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said that eight shooting ranges were reopening beginning May 14.

The ranges that will reopen will have operations modified to maintain a safe environment for guests and staff.

DNR said that it would capacity limits may be in place to limit the number of shooters on the range or in the clubhouse to ensure social distancing.

The following ranges are reopening: McMiller Sports Center, Waukesha County

  • Boulder Junction, Vilas County
  • Caywood, Vilas County
  • Hay Creek, Price County
  • Snaketrack, Iron County
  • Northwoods, Iron County
  • Wautoma, Waushara County
  • Yellowstone, Lafayette County

The remaining three state shooting ranges will remain closed because of spring construction, ground conditions and staffing needs:

  • Columbia, Columbia County
  • Peshtigo, Marinette County
  • Cornell, City of Cornell, Chippewa County

Visitors are encouraged to bring their own face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer.

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