Where it all started

Buffalo Range was founded on January 4, 1970 by Elsbeth Fullmer. In 1988, Elsbeth stepped down and turned the range over to the current owner, her daughter, Evelyn Muffler-Schmitt. Being a family based business, Elsbeth and Evelyn take extreme pride in the range. Their goal has always been to share their family values by making it a family friendly environment.

Buffalo Range Today

At Buffalo Range, we strive to provide a SAFE environment first and foremost. This is directly reflected through our customer base and its continuous support of the premier shooting range in Illinois. Our belief is Buffalo Range is where families make memories.

In 2013, Buffalo Range invested in a new chapter to our range and began offering Training Classes and Private Lessons.

Our classes concentrate on firearm and personal safety. Some of the classes we offer include: Vehicle Defense, Vehicle Defense Xtreme, Gun Control, My Life Matters, Fear No Evil, Fear Me and more.

We will be continue to offer additional training programs in the future such as Civilian Swat Ops.

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The vision of Buffalo Range Shooting Park is to provide a family friendly environment to encourage the safe handling and use of firearms and promote recreational shooting sports. Buffalo Range is a family owned range, which is open to the public.

Buffalo Range Shooting Park provides various activities to a wide range of shooters including:

  • 28 position 100 yard Rifle Range
  • 17 position 50 yard Rifle Range
  • 18 position Pistol Range
  • 7 position Trap Range
  • Private Training Range
  • Plinking Pit

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