Dirty John Shooting Range, NC

US Forest Service

Dirty John Shooting Range

The shooting range offers 100-yard tange with target frames set at 25 yards, 50 yards and 100 yards with six firing lanes or stations. This area is open all year. See fee information and...[more]




From Franklin take 64 W for approximately 3 miles, turn right at Wayah Bald/ LBJ Job Corps sign. Turn left on SR 1310 at Loafer's Glory gas station and travel approximately 10 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 711 (It is 1.6 miles past Wayah Bald turnoff). Follow it 1.2 miles to the shooting range turnoff on the right. The range is 3/10 mile.

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