Gainesville, FL – Gainesville Target Range

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Address
1610 NW 65 Place
Gainesville, FL 32653


Upcoming Events

Website: shootgtr.com

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.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE USE OF SMITH AND WESSON M&P 15/22’S AT AN APPLESEED ARE HEREBY TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED DUE TO RECENT SAFETY ISSUES.

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: $15/ for one day or $20/for both days, GTR members exempt

Camping Available:

Not on site. Travelers Camp Ground, Alachua - (352)462-2505
Paynes Prairie State Preserve, Micanopy- (352)466-3397

Hotels:

Knights Inn, 2820 NE 13th St., Gainesville 2.6 miles 352-376-1211 Holiday Inn, 1250 W. University Ave. Gainesville 4.4 miles 877-863-4780

Directions:

From Jacksonville, FL   

1.   Head east on E Union St toward Main St N/Ocean St 0.1 mi
2.   Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Newnan St 276 ft
3.   Take the 1st right onto E Beaver St 1.1 mi
4.   Turn left to merge onto I-95 S 1.1 mi
5.   Continue onto US-17 S - 0.4 mi
6.   Continue onto I-10 W   - 35.1 mi
7.   Take exit 327 for Baker County 229 toward Sanderson/Raiford - 0.2 mi
8.   Turn right at Co Rd 229 - 7.9 mi
9.   Turn right at Co Rd 238 - 8.9 mi
10.   Turn left at NW 6th Ave/Co Rd 238 Continue to follow NW 6th Ave - 0.6 mi
11.   Turn right at SW 6th St/FL-121 S. Continue to follow FL-121 S - 24.5 mi
12.   Turn left at NW 67th Pl - 0.4 mi
13.   Continue straight onto NW 18 Dr - 0.1 mi
14.   Turn left at NW 65 Pl - 0.2 mi for main office but for Appleseed, go straight through the gate at the end of NW 18TH DRIVE and bear right for road leading to the range
Arrive, 1610 NW 65th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32653

From Tampa, FL

1.   Merge onto I-75 N - 110 mi
2.   Take exit 384 toward Museums of Natural History/Art and Performing Arts - 0.4 mi
3.   Merge onto SW Archer Rd - 1.0 mi
4.   Turn left at SW 34th St/FL-121 N. Continue to follow FL-121 N -6.8 mi
5.   Turn right at NW 67th Pl - 0.4 mi
6.   Continue straight onto NW 18 Dr - 0.1 mi
7.   Turn left at NW 65 Pl - 0.2 mi for main office but for Appleseed, go straight through the gate at the end of NW 18TH DRIVE and bear right for road leading to the range
Arrive, 1610 NW 65th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32653

From St. Augustine, FL
   
1.   Take FL-207 S - 24.4 mi
2.   Turn right at FL-100 N/F

See map at range website.

GPS: 29.714603,-82.3461657

State Laws to be aware of:

State gun laws at the NRA: nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/.aspx
State gun laws at GLBS: gunlawsbystate.com/#!/states/-gun-laws

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

Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Attendees are responsible for knowing, and abiding by Federal, State and Local laws.

Misc:

Gainesville Target Range is Gainesvilles only outdoor shooting facility.  The range is members-only, but has graciously offered to open their doors (and their wonderful facility) to Project Appleseed. 

No Armor Piercing, Incendiary, or Tracer ammunition allowed.

Event will take place at 25m, so bring out your .22 and learn the marksmanship skills that have been passed down from generation to generation.  Centerfire rifles okay, too.

No alcohol permitted

For more information contact:

Name: FL State Coordinator Email Address: FL@appleseedinfo.org

Name: Bruce Smith - Also via private message to '9mm4545' on the A Email Address: collectorcnr@gmail.com Phone: 386-467-7364