This range may be used for informal shooting or competition small bore shooters. This range is also for 4-H practice and military use. Military brings their own target frames. Only .22 caliber bolt action target rifles are allowed. Cartridges are limited to rimfire only. Distances from firing line: 40 meter chicken; 60 meter pig; 77 meter turkey; 100 meter ram.
NRA Whittington Center Member
Informal Daily Range Fee (non-member)
Every guest must read and sign the online Waiver before they are allowed into the center.
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Before arriving, every guest must read and sign the online NRA Whittington Center Waiver.
Shooters can take part in competitive shooting, rifle and pistol silhouette, bullseye disciplines, and even black powder muzzle-loading rifles.
Come stay with us! The general public is welcome to stay at the Whittington Center. There is a broad range of housing to accommodate individuals, couples, and small to large groups.
All Whittington-U courses are taught on 360 degree ranges where dynamic movement, defensive posture and the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship are emphasized.
Located near beautiful Raton, New Mexico, the NRA Whittington Center is home to the nation’s premier hunting, shooting, and outdoor recreation facility. The NRA Whittington Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generous contributions of donors who want to preserve our heritage of freedom for the next generation of shooters and hunters.