Chugiak, AK – Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Center

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20269 Birchwood Spur Loop
Chugiak, AK 99567

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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: $20.00 per person/day - Club Members & EPM's* ARE subject to Range Fees at this location

    Camping Available:

    Yes, on site, contact range


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    Take the North Birchwood Exit off the Glenn Highway.
    Go West and we are located right next to the Birchwood Airport.

    See range map.

    GPS: 61.421938,-149.506123

    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.

    Check State Laws


    Sept 30-Oct 1 Event - Appleseed Under the Lights:

    This event will feature 25 meter shooting on Friday and Saturday Evening under the Lights.  Please note check-in is at 4 pm on Friday and 5 pm on Saturday.

    Regular Events:

    This event will feature 25 meter shooting on Saturday. Bring the .22 or centerfire. There will be Full Distance shooting on Sunday, bring the centerfire for that! Bring the .22 or centerfire.

    There are snacks and drinks available for purchase in the office.

    What You Can Expect
    New Shooters - Learn firearm safety and the fundamentals of rifle marksmanship.
    Experienced Shooters – Reinforce your marksmanship fundamentals.
    Experts – Polish skills and help instruct other shooters.
    Everyone – Expect to have a great time!

    What You Should Bring
    A desire to learn and improve.
    A rifle (and a spare, if you have it).  Optics are OK.
    At least two magazines or other speed loaders specific to your rifle.
    Ammunition - at least 250 rounds per day.
    GI web sling is strongly recommended.
    Eye and ear protection.
    Mat or ground cloth especially for April and October.
    Hat, sunscreen, rain gear, and appropriate clothing
    Water, lunch, and snacks.
    Staple gun, staples,  and a sharpie marker.
    Some friends!

    For more information contact:

    Name: AK State Coordinator Email Address:

    Name: Personal Message to "fisherdawg" on Appleseed Forum Email Address:

    Name: Personal Message to 'ItsanSKS' on the Appleseed forum Email Address: