Albuquerque, NM – Founders Ranch

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74 Barton Rd
Edgewood, NM 87015

Upcoming Events

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    Both Centerfire and 22 Rimfire rifles are normally allowed at this location. Please check each particular event for details though since some events have different requirements.

    Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event

    Safety Notice:

    Rifles must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.

    Range Fee: $10 per person per day. 6 years old and under free with an adult.

    Camping Available:

    Primitive camping and self-contained RV on site for $20/night. Make arrangements directly with Founders Ranch. No hookups. No water or dump station on site. Porta jons only.  Gates are closed at 6pm and reopened at 7:30am.


    Comfort Inn 15 minutes away from range. 15% discount for Appleseed attendees. Please email for the discount code.

    Also see Trip Advisor.

    Food Outlets

    5 in Edgewood 15 minutes away.

    10 in Moriarty 20 minutes away.


    From Albuquerque: I-40 East to exit 181.
    Turn left onto Old 66. Go 2.6 miles to Hwy 217.
    Turn right. Go 4.3 miles to Juan Thomas.
    Turn left. Go 1 mile to Barton Rd.
    Turn left. Go .75 mile to Founder Ranch gate on the right.

    GPS: 35.043121,-106.299487

    State Laws to be aware of:

    State gun laws at the NRA:
    State gun laws at GLBS:!/states/-gun-laws

    It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all and Federal Firearms Laws.


    NOTE: You will need to fill out the range Liability Waiver here:

    You will need to create an account on the login page above.

    Full training programs with classes.

    Check the website for special events.

    Founders Ranch as SAS events, Shotgun Clay courses, Archery and Hawk Knife.

    Students having difficulty finding ammunition for the event may be able to purchase it from the Range store, subject to availability. No bulk purchases - quantities limited to enough to get through the event.

    For more information contact:

    Name: NM State Coordinator Email Address: