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    Buffalo Range Shooting Park
    Illinois' Premier Outdoor Shooting Range
    We are a locally, female-owned business, that,
    for over 40 years, has provided Illinois with the
    highest quality outdoor shooting range available.
    Buffalo Range Shooting Park is run by a family and
    encourage you to bring your family to meet ours!
    Buffalo Range Shooting Park's goal is to provide
    you with a safe and friendly location to exercise
    your second amendment rights.
  • We offer a number of different ranges to accomodate your needs
    Pistol range
    Rifle range
    Auxiliary range
    Trap range
    Pistol range
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  • Spend the day and bring the family!

    Bring your grill
    Bring your chairs
    Bring your tents
    Have a safe and fun family outing!
Breaking News

Breaking News On the Plinking Pit!

Last Updated : 06-05-2015 17:00

We are pleased to announce that have reached a preliminary agreement with the IL Attorney General's Office and the IL Department of Natural Resources to commence work at our Plinking Pit. We have full intentions of getting it open soon and will keep our loyal customers updated on the changing status. We firmly believe the Plinking Pit will be open to the public for shooting this year. In the meanwhile, we would love to see you visit our range and show your support!! Thanks to all who have stood by us and follow our Facebook for future updates.

Welcome to Buffalo Range Shooting Park - Illinois' premier outdoor shooting range.

Our family friendly establishment offers a variety of shooting ranges to meet your needs. We are centrally located 5 miles west of Ottawa and 5 miles east of Utica near the Illinois River and the historic Starved Rock State Park. We look forward to spending the day with you and strive to bring you the best experience around!

We offer plenty of open space and picnic benches for you to bring your grills and truly have a fun, full-day experience at Buffalo Range Shooting Park.

Rifle range

Rifle Range

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Pistol range

Pistol Range

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Trap range

Trap Range

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News & Updates

Buffalo Range Shooting Park Supports Concealed Carry

Last Updated : 08-12-2014 01:06
We allow our customers to carry concealed on range property. However, shooters on the line are not allowed to draw from concealment. Please make sure to read out recent changes on our range rule books online and in the range office. We would like our shooters to know that we have and always will support concealed carry. Safety is our #1 concern on our range, therefore we cannot allow drawing from concealment on the firing line. If you would like to draw from concealment, please take one of our defensive pistol classes we offer at the range.

Hours of Operation
(Last check-ins are 1 hour prior to closing)

Mar., Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep.

Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
CLOSED
Wednesday
CLOSED
Thursday
CLOSED
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Oct., Nov., Dec.

Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
CLOSED
Wednesday
CLOSED
Thursday
CLOSED
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pricing

Youth
(Under 16)

$15

  • All-day access
  • All range access
  • Unlimited in and out
  • Must be accompanied by an adult

Veterans
(And Active Duty)

$25

  • ID required

The people at Buffalo Range Shooting Park are the greatest you'll ever come across. My whole family can't wait to come back! Thank you all!

Buffalo Range Customer