looking at a few logging clear cuts out in my area (SW Washington) but I can not find any information on laws governing outdoor shooting. how do I know if the place I have selected is legal to shoot at? here is location 1 [ copy paste to Google maps ] 46.252483,-123.067735 UPDATE thanks Binder I found this. 332-52-145 Firearms and target shooting. sec (3) Where is target shooting permitted? (a) Persons may target shoot in: (i) Developed recreation facilities specifically designed for target shooting; or (ii) Areas with an unobstructed, earthen backstop capable of stopping all projectiles and debris in a safe manner. Persons shall not target shoot in any other location. (b) Persons shall not shoot within, from, along, across, or down roads or trails. (c) Persons shall not shoot on, at, across, along, down, from, or within five hundred feet, of: (i) Recreational facilities that are not specifically designed for target shooting; (ii) Residences; (iii) Businesses; (iv) Structures; (v) Other areas as restricted; (vi) Areas designated or posted as no shooting. (4) What may be used as a target? (a) Items that are commercially manufactured for the specific purpose of target shooting or similar targets privately manufactured by the person(s) engaging in target shooting that are consistent with this section. (b) Unauthorized targets include but are not limited to: (i) Natural features, except earthen berms or banks used as backstops for target shooting; (ii) Vegetation; (iii) Structures; (iv) Gates; (v) Vehicles; (vi) Signs; (vii) Other department improvements; (viii) Appliances; (ix) Furniture; (x) Glass; (xi) Privately owned or occupied structures; (xii) Pets, service animals or livestock; (xiii) Wildlife; (xiv) Explosive and incendiary items; (xv) Garbage of any kind. Persons shall not target shoot at unauthorized targets. (5) When is target shooting permitted? Unless otherwise posted, persons shall not target shoot one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise. (6) Is possession of a loaded firearm in or on a motor vehicle permitted on department-managed lands? Persons shall not possess a loaded firearm in or on a motor vehicle, except as provided by state law. (7) Who is responsible for disposing of spent items resulting from target shooting? Persons who target shoot shall dispose of spent items and remove all shell casings, targets, ammunition packaging, or target fragments resulting from their activity, with the exception of biodegradable clay targets. Failure to remove any such debris is prohibited. (8) Any violation of this section is a misdemeanor except a violation of subsection (7) of this section is an infraction under chapter 7.84 RCW.