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Hunter Training - Public Ranges

The Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry maintains public access shooting ranges throughout the Province for use by members of the public. Long guns and hand guns may be fired on department ranges as approved by the Department of Justice Provincial Firearms Office and Department ranges may be used for archery.

Persons wishing to use a Department range are required to contact the appropriate Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry office to book the range. Department staff will confirm the available dates and bookings and will provide users with all range safety rules.

County Area Office Range Location
Antigonish Antigonish,
tel 863-4513
Beech Hill 8.0 km from Antigonish
Annapolis Lawrencetown,
tel 584-2229
Near Inglisville
Cape Breton Coxheath,
tel 563-3370
Upper Leitches 16.1 km from Area Office
Colchester Bible Hill,
tel 893-5620
Belmont Mountain, 25.7 km from Area Office
Cumberland Parrsborro,
tel 254-3241
River Hebert East Shipley Rd., 7.2 km from River Hebert
tel 254-3241
Parrsboro Behind Area Office
tel 447-2115
Black River 3.2 km from Area Office
Digby Digby,
tel 245-2164
Pinebrook 5.6 km from Area Office
Lunenburg Bridgewater,
tel 543-8167
Chester Grant 3.2 km from Area Office
Guysborough Guysborough,
tel 533-3503
Guysborough 12.9 km from Area Office
tel 522-2024
0.4 km from Area Office
Halifax Middle Musquodoboit,
tel 384-2290
3.2 km from Area Office
tel 861-2560
Bull Meadows 25.0 km out the Beaver Bank Road from Lr. Sackville private range available by agreement between L&F and NS Rifle Association
Musquodoboit Hbr.,
tel 889-2332
West Jeddore 5.2 km south of #7 Highway
Hants Hants East,
tel 758-3437
Georgefield 32.2 km from Shubenacadie
tel 798-2016
Stanley Stanley Airport
Inverness Whycocomagh,
tel 756-2339
Queensville 24.1 km from Port Hawkesbury off Highway 105
Pictou McLellan's Brook,
tel 752-3181
McLellan's Brook Behind Area Office
Queens Milton,
tel 354-3462
Three Mile 4.8 km from Milton
Harmony 51.5 km from Area Office

St. Peter's,
tel 535-2032

Isle Madame 2km down Grandique Rd. from Lennnox Park
St. Peter's,
tel 535-2032
Sporting Mountain 16.1 km from St. Peter's
Victoria Baddeck,
tel 295-2554
  2.4 km from Depot
Yarmouth Tusket,
tel 648-3540
East Kemptville 0.4 km from Area Office