Palatka, FL – Smoak House/Private Residence

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Address
5575 Lone Pine Trail
Melrose, FL


Upcoming Events

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: No range fee

Camping Available:

No camping availble at the range

Hotels:

Hotels are found in Palatka, Fl. approximately 25 miles from the range or in Gainesville, Fl. approximately 30 miles from the range.

For fast food, Wendys, Hardees, Subway and McDonalds are available in Keystone Heights about 7 miles from the range. For sit down restaurants, Mexican, Italian, a sports bar, and BBQ restaurants are 6 to 7 miles from the range in Keystone Heights. No fast food is available in Melrose about 6 miles from the range.

 

Directions:

The range is 20 to 30 miles from any medium sized city.
The nearest small town is Melrose, Fl. Directions are from here.

From Melrose, proceed East on SR 26 approximately 6 miles to HWY 100. Cross over HWY 100 to Putnam Loop Rd.
Turn right on Putnam Loop, proceed 3/4 mile to Bellamy Rd.
There is a white church and cemetery  at the intersection. Bellamy is a dirt rd.
Turn right on Bellamy Rd. proceed approximately 300 feet to a dirt road on the left that has no name.
Turn left on the no name dirt road. Proceed approximately 900 feet.
On the left, you will see a fence. The fence posts are white with blue tops.
There is a corral with red trash cans next to an opening in the fence.
This is my driveway. Turn left.

GPS: 29.7477221,-81.9590334

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.

Misc:

For more information contact:

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