Wallingford, CT – Blue Trail Range

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316 N. Branford Rd.
Wallingford, CT 06492

Upcoming Events

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  • Website: www.bluetrailrange.com

    Centerfire is NOT allowed at this event - 22 Rimfire Only.


    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: $25.00 per person/per day

    Camping Available:

    Camping allowed on site with primitive facilities. Call 203-269-3280 for more information.


    Four Points Sheraton
    275 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT. 06450
    Ask for Blue Trail Range Discount!

    Hilton Homewood Suites
    90 Miles Dr., Wallingford, CT, 06492

    Fairfield Inn
    100 Miles Dr. Wallingford, CT 06492

    Courtyard by Marriott
    600 Northrop Rd. Wallingford, CT. 06492


    From All Points
    From 91 North
    Exit 15, take a right at the end of the ramp. Follow 68 East to the bottom of the hill, where you will have to turn left at the light to stay on 68. After that left turn, your first right is North Branford Rd. Blue Trail Range is about 1 mile down on the left.

    From 91 South
    Exit 15. Take a left at the end of the ramp. Follow directions from 68 East above.

    From Merritt Parkway
    Exit 66. Take a left at the end of the ramp. At the third light take a left. Follow signs for 68 East. Follow directions from 68 East above.

    From I-84
    Take exit 27 for Rt. 691 East. From 691, take exit 10 for I-91 south. Follow directions from 91 south above.

    From Rte 9
    Exit 11 (Randolph Rd). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Randolph Rd. Follow to junction for Rt. 17. Take a left onto 17 and follow toward Durham center to the junction of Rt. 68 West. Take a right onto Rt 68 West. Follow 68 West into Wallingford. You will pass the Tilcon Rock Quarry on the left. Just past the quarry, the first left is North Branford Rd. Blue Trail Range is about 1 mile down on the left.

    See map at range website.

    GPS: 41.455641,-72.747103

    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.

    It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all Connecticut 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.


    This will be a .22lr rimfire only event.

    Please visit the Blue Trail Range's onsite cafe for your lunches for this event, as well as their full-service gun store for any ammo, firearms, or accessories that you may need in the future.  Their website is https://www.bluetrailrange.com/

    For more information on how to prepare for an Appleseed, visit... http://www.appleseedinfo.org/as_prepare.html.

    No alcohol permitted

    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: tominct57@yahoo.com