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Fairbanks Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range

Fairbanks Hunter Education Range The Alaska Department of Fish & Game Fairbanks Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range opened to the public in the fall of 2000. One priority use of the facility is for hunter education and training. Our public shooting program and firearms instruction program is maintained to the extent possible. The range is the first of its kind in Alaska and is a first-class educational and recreational facility for Fairbanks and surrounding communities.

Our facility offers:

  • 50-foot Live-Fire Range with 10 Shooting Lanes
  • Bullet-Trap system (for .22 rifles and handguns up to .45 caliber)
  • Air Handling system for a Safe, Clean Environment
  • Two media-equipped Classrooms with capacity for 36 students
  • Electronic Range/Shooting Simulation System
  • Hunter Education, Bow Hunter Education, and Muzzleloader Hunter Education classes
  • Hunter Information and Training Clinics (Muzzleloading, Bear Baiting, etc.)
  • Firearms Instruction for all skill levels
  • Instructor and Range Safety Officer certification
  • Youth Shooting Sports and Clinics
  • Marksmanship Qualification (Handgun, Bullseye Pistol, and Light Rifle)
  • League Shooting (.22 Pistol and Center-fire Pistol)
  • Competitive Shoots and Tournaments
  • Targets and other shooting accessories for sale and rent
  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff, instructors, and volunteers
  • Warm, safe, friendly atmosphere for everyone!