Whitman Branch Shooting Range

Daniel Boone National Forest, Near Corbin, Kentucky

Whitman Branch Shooting Range does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Whitman Branch Shooting Range Map

Please respect and enjoy the recently rehabilitated range. We would like to remind you that the shooting range is a privilege and should not be abused or mistreated. The long-term closure was due to negligence by some users and blatant vandalism by others. Please call the London District office at 606.864.4163 to report any misuse of this facility. We would like to thank the respectful users of the range and apologize for the prolonged reopening.

Whitman Branch Shooting Range is located on London Ranger District. It features has 5 shooting benches with 2 lanes at 100 yards, 1 lane at 50 yards, and 2 lanes at 25 yards. Blocks for hanging targets at the end of each lane. This range is located just south of Laurel River Lake dam off of KY 1193. 

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Laurel River Lake features 5,600 acres of clear, deep water and nearly 200 miles of tree-lined shore. The quiet coves and cliff-lined shores offer relaxation and quiet reflection, as well as boating, fishing, skiing and scuba diving in one of the deepest and cleanest lakes in Kentucky. 

Please pack out all target trash including shotgun shells, fragmented clay pigeons, or any targets. Do not shoot household appliances and other objects dumped in shooting areas.

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View Whitman Range Guide and Map (pdf)