Location of Public Firearm and Archery Ranges

The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources maintains public access shooting ranges throughout the Province for use by members of the public. Long guns and hand guns may be fired on department ranges as approved by the Department of Justice Provincial Firearms Office and Department ranges may be used for archery.

Persons wishing to use a Department range are required to contact the appropriate Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources office to book the range. Department staff will confirm the available dates and bookings and will provide users with all range safety rules.

COUNTY
Area County and Phone #
RANGE
LOCATION
Lat/Long Coordinates
UTM (GPS) Coordinates
ANNAPOLIS
Lawrencetown
902-584-2229
 
Near Inglisville N 44° 50' 51.5" W 065° 09' 05.0" 20T E 329989 N 4968276
ANTIGONISH
Antigonish,
902-863-4513
Beech Hill
8.0 km from Antigonish N 45° 34' 02.4" W 061° 57' 46.5" 20T E 580927 N 5046501
CAPE BRETON
Coxheath,
902-563-3370
Upper Leitches
16.1 km from Area Office N 46° 07' 13.3" W 060° 24' 34.0" 20T E 700154 N 5110683
COLCHESTER
Bible Hill,
902-893-5620
Belmont Mountain
25.7 km from Area Office N 45° 29' 14.2" W 063° 23' 42.0" 20T E 469132 N 5037157
CUMBERLAND
Parrsboro,
902-254-3241
Parrsboro
Behind Area Office N 45° 25' 21.1" W 064° 20' 47.0" 20T E 394666 N 5030770
CUMBERLAND
Oxford,
902-447-2115
Black River
3.2 km from Area Office N 45° 43' 37.6" W 063° 54' 32.4" 20T E 042927N 5064130
CUMBERLAND
Parrsborro,
902-254-3241
River Hebert East
Shipley Rd., 7.2 km from River Hebert N 45° 51' 04.0" W 064° 29' 14.0" 20T E 392971 N 5057455
DIGBY
Digby, 902-245-2164
Pinebrook
5.6 km from Area Office N 44° 51' 02.0" W 065° 44' 54.0" 20T E 392971 N 5057455
GUYSBOROUGH
Guysborough,
902-533-3503
Guysborough
8.0 km from Area Office N 45° 27' 36.3" W 061° 33' 07.4" 20T E 613202 N 5035090
GUYSBOROUGH
Stillwater,
902-522-2024
 
0.4 km from Area Office N 45° 11' 07.0" W 061° 58' 58.0" 20T E 579920 N 5004043
HRM
Middle Musquodoboit,
902-384-2290
Glenmore Road
397 Sibley Road. 3.2 km from Area Office N 45° 03' 30.4" W 063° 10' 45.0" 20T E 485894 N 4989459
HRM
Windsor
902-798-2016
Bull Meadows
25.0 km out the Beaver Bank Road from Lr. Sackville private range available by agreement between DNR and NS Rifle Association N 44° 59' 20.5" W 063° 43' 25.5" 20T E 442947 N 4981985

HRM
Musquodoboit Harbour,
902-889-2332
1012 West Jeddore Rd.

Jeddore

Will be closing at 4p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011. This range will be operating seasonally.
1012 West Jeddore Road, Head of Jeddore. Please Note: Range is for the sighting in of rifles and shotguns for hunting use only - hand guns are not permitted on this range. N 44° 44' 29" W 063° 02' 52" 20T E 0496208 N 4954234
HANTS
Hants East,
902-758-3437
Georgefield
22.2 km from Shubenacadie N 45° 10' 41.5" W 063° 33' 27.0" 20T E 456170 N 5002884
HANTS
Windsor,
902-798-2016
Stanley
Stanley Airport N 45° 06' 17.9" W 063° 54' 07.6" 20T E 429029 N 4995007
INVERNESS
Whycocogmagh,
902-756-2339
Queensville
24.1 km from Port Hawkesbury off Highway 105 N 45° 44' 32.8" W 061° 20' 43.8" 20T E 628704 N 5066763
LUNENBURG
Lunenburg,
902-634-7555
Chester Grant
3.2 km from Depot N 44° 38' 16.0" W 064° 21' 45.3" 20T E 391933 N 4943616
PICTOU
McLellan's Brook,
902-752-3181
McLellan's Brook
Behind Area Office N 45° 33' 42.0" W 062° 36' 01.6" 20T E 531182 N 5045425
QUEENS
Milton,
902-354-3462
Harmony
51.5 km from Area Office N 44° 25' 45.2" W 065° 04' 58.5" 20T E 334212 N 4921658
QUEENS
Milton,
902-354-3462
Three Mile
4.8 km from Milton N 44° 06' 05.8" W 064° 47' 36.4" 20T E 356456 N 4884723
RICHMOND
St. Peter's,
902-535-2032
Isle Madame
2km down Grandique Rd. from Lennnox Park N 45° 33' 44.1" W 061° 02' 31.6" 20T E 652794 N 5047276
RICHMOND
St. Peter's,
902-535-2032
Sporting Mountain
16.1 km from St. Peter's N 45° 39' 44.0" W 060° 59' 02.7" 20T E 657043 N 5058496
SHELBURNE
Churchover,
902-875-2501
Beaverdam
Approximately 8 Km west of Exit 27, on Highway 103 N 43° 39' 42.3" W 065° 26' 14.8" 20T E 303470 N 4837193
VICTORIA
Baddeck,
902-295-2554
 
11 km from Depot N 46° 07' 59.8" W 060° 53' 25.9" 20T E 662947 N 5111018
VICTORIA
Baddeck,
902-295-2554
White Point
Between New Haven and White Point N 46° 51' 07.4" W 060° 20' 53.3" 20T E 702161 N 5192138
YARMOUTH
Tusket,
902-648-3540
East Kemptville
0.4 km from Area Office N 44° 04' 41.0" W 065° 46' 47.0" 20T E 277420 N 4884320