Elk Neck State Forest’s Shooting Range Re-Opens

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Elk Neck State Park Rifle RangeRenovations to the Rifle, Shotgun, and Pistol Shooting Ranges Now Complete

CECIL COUNTY — The Rifle, Shotgun and Pistol Shooting Ranges at Elk Neck State Forest will reopen today, Monday, June 23 at 4 p.m. The ranges were temporarily closed for renovations during portions of May and June 2008.

“We appreciate the patience of sportsmen and women during our partial closure this spring. Our newly renovated rifle and shooting ranges offer a great place for hunters to safely practice their shooting technique,” said Department of Natural Resources Forest Ranger, Shawn Day. Elk Neck State Park Pistol Range

The shooting range complex at Elk Neck State Forest offers sportsmen and women four ranges for target practice, including a 100-yard rifle range, a 50 yard pistol range, a skeet range and an archery range. The range is open from 9 a.m. to sunset Tuesday through Sunday, and after 4 p.m. on Mondays.

For additional information about Elk Neck State Forest, visit http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publclands/central/elkneckSF.asp.