4158 Durham Rd
Guilford, CT 06437
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
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: None
Camping is not available onsite. Available campsites in the vicinity of the range are:
Days Inn Hotel, 375 E. Main St. Branford, CT. (203) 488-8314 (7.6mi)
Red Roof Inn and Suites, 2300 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT. (203) 453-0123 (5.6mi)
Comfort Inn, 300 Boston Post Rd. Guilford, CT. (203) 453-5600 (7.2mi)
Best Western Hotel, 201 Washington Ave, North Haven, Ct. 06473 203-239-6700.
From points South, East or West, take Route 80 to Route 77 (Durham Rd.). Go north on Route 77 and follow for 9.5 miles. Club entrance will be on the left across the boat landing to the lake.
From points North, take Route 17 to Route 77 (Durham Rd.) Go south for 5.5 miles on Route 77. Club entrance will be on the right across the boat landing to the lake.
State Laws to be aware of:
It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all and Federal Firearms Laws.
CT does have an 'Assault Weapon' Ban that is SIGNIFICANTLY MORE STRICT than the expired Federal AWB.
For example, rifles are banned by name and include the 'Colt AR-15' and 'AK-47', among others. Semiautomatic rifles are also banned by features. Folks, please be careful with this.
For a complete list of banned-by-name rifles and feature restrictions, you may check CT laws here http://www.ct.gov/dps/lib/dps/special_licensing_and_firearms/assault_weapons.pdf
Note: Ct does have a magazine capacity restriction. Several other items are listed above and should be read and understood before traveling into Ct with questionable equipment.
For the new law effective 4/4/2013 go here:http://www.cga.ct.gov/2013/act/pa/2013PA-00003-R00SB-01160-PA.htm
Non residents should have a copy of the bulletin for the shoot being attended.
Info for all events at Guilford
All events are limited to 25m only. Centerfire and rimfire allowed. Firing line will not be under cover, so please dress accordingly and prepare for all weather. Please bring a light lunch for both days of the event. NO Alcohol Permitted For information on how to prepare for an Appleseed, including what to bring, visit http://www.appleseedinfo.org/as_prepare.html. The State of Connecticut is rich with Revolutionary War history. Please visit http://www.connecticutsar.org/sites/index.html for a comprehensive list of historical sites to visit.
For more information contact:
Name: CT State Coordinator Email Address: CT@appleseedinfo.org
Name: Tominct on the Appleseed forum. Use the word 'Appleseed' in the subject line. Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org