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New gun range to open soon in Cowlitz county,mp 52 on I-5

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Throckmorton, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    I had about given up on this range getting off the ground.Last time I called it was just a dirt patch,after several years of fighting 'the system'.
    now,it's just about up and running,with a grand opening slated for May 4th.

    ranges out to 300 yds,and a shorter pistol range too,plus trap range area. Will be open to the public on Wed afternoons,and all day Sunday is my understanding.
    I called a gentleman who I believe ramroded the the project,and got this information yesterday.

    I have not seen a facebook page,or webpage for it..yet,but expect to when they are actually open.

    here is a report with a couple of pictures ,from the Longview Daily News.

    Gun range expected to open next month

    I will be going to the opening 1:to see the place 2: and to help a new range get a good sendoff.
     
  2. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'll be there on Wednesday's cause lm retired & don't like crowds.
     
  3. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    I stopped a few weeks ago before they were open. They did a very nice job. Big side and back brumes and overhead bullet stops up by the line. I would guess 25 shooting bays with rifle and pistol. Great to see a new range. Heard they are going to allow 50 BMG. Also nice location next to the river and right off the I5 freeway.


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  4. WilliamIV

    WilliamIV Longview, Washington Active Member

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    About time they open this place. Feels like it's been forever.
     
  5. WilliamIV

    WilliamIV Longview, Washington Active Member

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    Are there going to be memberships for this place or not? I would imagine there would be. I wonder how to get one.
     
  6. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    yes,there are memberships,and public range days too. here is the contact info for the fellow I contacted,he's prety much da man.

    email millerra2002@yahoo.com or call 360-274-7559.