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Dansville Shooting Range

The Department of Natural Resources-staffed Dansville shooting range offers a safe shooting environment for you and your friends and family, with customer-friendly, highly trained employees and amenities like a handgun range.

You will notice continued improvements to our ranges. These renovations are funded by grants through the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 

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News and Updates »

The Dansville shooting range is now closed for the winter. The DNR plans plan to reopen the range in mid-April 2018.

Location and Contact »

1819 Kelly Road (north of Barnes Road)
Mason, MI 48854
Map of Dansville State Game Area, Ingham County
GPS: 42.528707N; 84.364203W

Hours and Fees »

The Dansville shooting range is now closed for the winter.

Three days per week, Friday through Sunday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Last shot at 4:45 p.m.

Closed during the winter months, mid-December through mid-April

No fees at this time. 

Offerings »

Rifle/Pistol Range (rifles, muzzle loaders, handguns and shotguns with slugs only)
4 stations at 100 yards
3 stations at 50 yards
3 stations at 25 yards
2 stations at 10 yards

Note: Paper targets with a bulls-eye pattern or a depiction of legal game may be used. No human-form silhouettes or metal targets. .50 Caliber BMG and larger center fire rifles and muzzle loaders larger than .80 caliber are prohibited. No buckshot allowed. 

Restroom Facility

Know Before You Go »

Shooters are responsible for providing their own eye and ear protection, ammunition, and targets. No human-form silhouettes or metal targets are allowed.

Shooters under the age of 16 must be directly supervised by an adult.

Firearms must be unloaded and cased in order to enter the range.

The shooting range has accessible shooting stations. 

See DNR Shooting Range Rules for more information.

Programs and Classes »

The range is available for youth groups and hunter education programs. Please contact the range at 517-676-0698 for information and scheduling. 

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