Foothills Public Shooting Complex

The Foothills Public Shooting Complex is a partnership between the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Cleveland County.

Operated By: Cleveland County

Contact Information: Phone: 704-447-8230; Email:

Address: 283 Fielding Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021

Operating Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 9:30am-6:30pm

Sunday 1:30pm - 5:30pm                                                        

Cost: Daily pass fee is $12 for General Public. Under 18 - $7. Seniors, Vets, Law Enforcement and Cleveland County employees - $6 Wed-Fri. Spectators - $1.


  • 250-yard rifle range (stands at 100, 150, 200 and 250 yards)
  • 50-yard pistol/rifle range
  • 20-yard pistol range
  • 50-yard steel target range
  • Two multipurpose ranges
  • Three skeet/trap fields 
  • 5 - Stand
  • Practice archery 
  • Family pavilion with restrooms, grills and covered seating
  • All facilities are ADA accessible


Other Information: The range is open to the general public, shooting sports teams, and law enforcement for practice, training and recreational use.

 Foothills Public Shooting Complex Range Rules

Foothills Public Shooting Complex Archery Rules



Upcoming Events

GSSF Glock Challenge, Nov. 19-20, 2022, Foothills Public Shooting Complex, Cherryville, NC

Volunteers needed for GSSF Glock Challenge. Learn more.

Shooting Range Closings

RangeSorted By Shooting<br>Range In Ascending Order
Reason for
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond8/12/22 - 8/13/22AIW
John F Lentz Hunter Education complex Richmond8/6/22GSO
Wake County Firearms Education and Training CenterWake7/01/2022-FallPlanned replacement of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.