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RI Shooting Ranges

Important Information for Users of the Great Swamp Shooting Range
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    Update 5/21/2018: Despite some difficult winter weather conditions, the Great Swamp Shooting Range project is moving along. As you can see from these pictures, we’ve still got some work to do. Please check back for updates as we receive them.
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The Great Swamp Shooting Range is currently undergoing a significant renovation which will likely postpone our customary opening date of April 1, 2018. Based on current information, we anticipate the range will be an opening on or around August 20, 2018. New permit applications will be processed as they are received. We ask for your patience and understanding during the construction process. As we get closer to the completion date, check this webpage for updates or call (401)539-0019. Thank you.

Great Swamp Shooting Range

The Great Swamp Shooting Range is operated by the Division of Fish & Wildlife and offers public target shooting on a seasonal basis. A free permit is required prior to use. Non-permitted visitors are allowed but they may not handle firearms and are not allowed on the firing line.

The Great Swamp Range is located within the Great Swamp Management Area at:

  • 277 Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892
  • Continue past the office complex and follow the signs to the range.

Hours and Season of Operation

  • The range is open 7 days per week from April 1st thru September 30th.
  • Hours are 8:30 AM to 6 PM. Hours of operation may vary due to staffing, training activities, maintenance activities and/or environmental conditions.

Contact Information
There is no telephone service at the range. Please call the Hunter Education Office at (401) 539-0019 or Direct mail to: RI Fish & Wildlife Hunter Education Office, 1-B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place, Exeter, RI 02822

Permit Applications

Questions about the Great Swamp Range and permits? Read our FAQs here

Some ranges are open to non-members during certain times and for certain activities.
Call the particular range for details

Addieville East Farm 200 Pheasant Dr., Mapleville 568-3185

Ashaway Sportsman's Club, Inc.

North Road/Gun Club Path, Hopkinton


Blue Water Sportsman's Club, Inc.

PO Box 6895, Warwick


Bradford Sportsmen's Club

299 Ross Hill Rd., Charlestown


Cranston Fish & Game Association

Tucker Hollow Rd., Foster


Cumberland Beagle Club

Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland


Hope Rifle & Pistol Club

223 Manton Ave., Providence


Little Rhody Beagle Club

Cowesett Rd., Warwick


Manville Sportsmen's Club

High St., Manville


Narragansett Bowhunters

PO Box 1355, North Kingstown


Narragansett Gun Club

Austin Farm Rd, Exeter


Newport Rifle Club, Inc.

Wyatt Rd., Middletown


Peace Dale Shooting Preserve

Rose Hill Rd., Peace Dale


Phenix Sportsmen's Club

Main St., West Warwick


Pine Ridge Indoor Shooting Range

560 South County Trail, Exeter


Pine Tree Gun Club

Pole #5, Balcom Rd., Foster


Providence Revolver Club
(members only)

25 Seneca St., Cranston


Prudence Island Bowhunters, Inc.

Mt.Hygeia Rd., Foster


R.I. Fish & Game Protective Assoc.

Sharpe St., West Greenwich


Riverside Sportsman's Association

PO Box 15301, Riverside


Rumford Hunting & Fishing Club

PO Box 314, Providence St., Rehoboth


Sayles Hill Rod & Gun Club

Sayles Hill Rd., No. Smithfield


Smithfield Sportsman's Club, Inc.

Walter Carey Rd., Smithfield, RI


South County Rod & Gun Club

Escoheag Hill Rd., West Greenwich


Stony Brook Rod & Gun Club

Lower Rd., Lincoln, RI


Tiverton Rod & Gun Club

PO Box 115, Fish Rd., Tiverton


Tri-Town Rod & Gun Club, Inc.

Isthmus Road, Foster


United Bowhunters of Rhode Island

PO Box 9669, Warwick


Victory Sportsmen's Club

PO Box 194, Chepachet


Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, Inc.

200 Brook Rd., Harrisville


Warwick Sportsman's Association

Hog House Hill Rd., Exeter


Wincheck Gun Club

PO Box 1177, Hope Valley


Woonsocket Sportsmen's Club, Inc.

PO Box 931, Harrisville