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Accessible shooting areas in the St Helens, Columbia County area?

Discussion in 'Women Shooters' started by BRB8784, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    I have been driving quite a distance to shoot and was wondering if anyone knew of a pit, ridge, valley, etc.. in the Columbia County area that is available for shooting??

    Thanks!
     
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    SHPD_Retired Saint Helens Well-Known Member

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    There are 2 ranges, one in Rainier, the other in Clatskanie but I do not shoot out in the woods so I can't assist you there.
     
  3. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    Thx for the reply, have you a name of either range? The only one I found in Ranier Ive emailed and never have had a reply.

    Thx!
     
  4. SHPD_Retired

    SHPD_Retired Saint Helens Well-Known Member

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    Rainier Rod and Gun Club and Clatskanie Rifle and Pistol Club.

    If you go to the Rainier Website, download and application and mail in your 25 dollars you will be sent a combination for the gate.

    Clatskanie Rifle & Pistol Club
    PO Box 511
    Clatskanie, OR 97016

    Rainier Rod and Gun Club
    P.O.Box 596
    Rainier, OR 97048
     
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    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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  6. Mistman

    Mistman Mist Active Member

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    Swords place in Vernonia is also an open shooting range.
     
  7. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    Thx! Any reference to location?
     
  8. Mistman

    Mistman Mist Active Member

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    For Swords place you just go into V-town, turn left at the Subway, the road ends in Anderson Park. Take the bridge over the Nehalem onto Swords place, go left til you find the range. Clean up when done.
     
  9. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    Thanks much
     
  10. ageingstudent

    ageingstudent NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    You can shoot on state forestry property. Have you checked here?


    Columbia City Unit Office
    405 E Street
    Columbia City, OR 97018
    503-397-2636

    I'm not familiar with that area but you can get maps and possibly info at the forestry center. I used to shoot out in the tillamook burn area until I moved out to Fairview.
     
  11. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    Thanks!
     
  12. BRB8784

    BRB8784 St Helens New Member

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    If anyone has dealings with tbe Rainier Rod & Gun Club, their site seems to have be down for some time.
     
  13. ageingstudent

    ageingstudent NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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