Top Spots to Shoot near Prescott, Ariz

March 25, 2019

Wishing you could experience a bit of the Wild West, or looking for an interesting and challenging activity for men and women? Shooting in an indoor or outdoor range can be a thrilling and surprisingly fun experience whether a sharpshooter or shooting novice.

Don’t own a gun or know how to shoot? Don’t worry. Safety is a priority, and these locations offers experts to teach, provide equipment, firearms, ammunition and ensure you are comfortable and making decisions that ensure your well-being and the safety of those around you. Below are five of our favorite locations in and around Prescott, Arizona perfect for a date night, girls trip or guys day.

1. Prescott Gun Club—Prescott, Ariz.

Prescott Gun Club (PGC) is the only indoor shooting range in Prescott. The range encompasses everything from retail to firearm and self-defense classes. Prescott Gun Club is equipped for every level of knowledge regarding guns and shooting. They also have a women’s shooting league. PGC offers standard, premium, family, and patriot memberships as well as access for non-members.

Address: 1200 Iron Springs Rd, Prescott, AZ 86305

2. Wickenburg Sportsmen’s Club—Wickenburg, Ariz.

Wickenburg Sportsmen’s Club is a members-only shooting club whose primary focus is shooting sportsmanship and safety. The range consists of one 100-yard bay, one 50-yard bay, two 25-yard pistol/.22 rifle bays, and one trap field. Membership is limited; however, they do offer individual and family memberships.

Address: P.O. Box 1581, Wickenburg, AZ, 85358

3. Ben Avery Shooting Facility—Phoenix Ariz.

Ben Avery Shooting Facility (BASF) is unique because they offer more than just gun ranges. They also offer archery and camping options. BASF offers classes for all levels of knowledge from beginner to expert. The main range is for pistols and rifles while the clay target center is designed for shotguns.

Address: 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85086

4. Shooters World—Peoria, Ariz.

Shooter’s World is a premier shooting range and gun store located in Peoria, AZ. They offer single, family, patriot and corporate memberships with a range of cost. Shooter’s World offers an array of classes from youth to self-defense to gun basics, to private instruction, they have something for everyone.

Address: 8966 W. Cactus Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381

5. Northern Arizona Shooting Range, Inc.

Northern Arizona Shooting Range (NASR) incorporated is operated by the non-profit division of the AZ Game and Fish Department called Northern Arizona Shooting Foundation, Inc. There are volunteer opportunities at the range including clay target center RSO volunteers as well as rifle/pistol RSO volunteers. In order to become a member at NASR you must apply online or at the range during hours of operation. The membership is valid for 12 months and allows either individual or family membership.

Address: 2000 Forest Service 128 Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

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