The Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park Archery & Air Gun Range is one of the newest additions to the resort opening in November 2017. The 4-acre facility, located adjacent to the popular Group Shelter, features 3 ranges – a Static Archery Range, Air Gun Range and 3-D Archery Range. All three areas are considered to be ADA Accessible with wide concrete walkways and platforms.
This range operates on a first come, first service basis unless participating in an instructional class available for sign up at the park office. All range users are expected to follow the posted signage and rules and respect other participants within the facility. Children under 16 must have a parent or guardian present while at the range. No firearms outside of air rifles and air pistols are permitted to be used on the range. Archery arrows must be fitted with field tips. No equipment will be provided by the park outside of park facilitated events and clinics.
Cost: $5 for all-day access (in addition to the $5 parking pass)
Hours of Operation: 8am to dusk
The static archery range features 5 static targets ranging from 10 – 40 yards away from the shooting platform.
The air gun range consists of 12 static air rifle targets located 10 yards from the shooting platform.
The 3-D archery range features 15 foam targets in the shape of typical game and even mythological creatures that are set up along a wooded walking trail.
Facilitated programs and training are available for both groups and individuals. This could be a great team building exercise or family activity at the resort. Routinely scheduled clinics for guests of the resort and campground will also be available. Equipment will be made available for any park-facilitated programs or clinics.
Archery is instructed by a USA Archery certified instructor. The lessons consist of safety instructions and guidance during shooting time.
Air Gun Instruction:
Air Gun instruction consist of safety instructions and guidance during the open shooting session.
Air Gun and Archery Instruction:
This is a combination class to include both Air Gun and Archery instruction. The class will consist of safety instruction for both Air Gun and Archery. In addition to the safety instruction there will be a shooting session for both.