Woman shooting handgun at shooting range

The Department of Natural Resources-staffed Sharonville 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 and modern restrooms.

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 - includes closures »
  • The Ortonville, Pontiac Lake, Rose Lake and Sharonville shooting ranges will be closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 15. The ranges will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 18. 

  • The 10-yard handgun range is now open. There are four shooting stations available. See photos of the handgun range at Sharonville.

  • The Sharonville range now has modern restrooms.

  • The Sharonville shooting range pavilion is available for hunter education instructors to use for their courses, and as shelter for shooters and their families. Hunter education instructors should schedule their class with the range staff.
Location and Contact »

14520 Sharon Valley Road
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Map of Sharonville State Game Area, Jackson County
GPS: 42.17249N; 84.14344W

Hours and Fees »

Nov. 16 through Sept. 30: Five Days Per Week, Thursday through Monday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Oct. 1 through Oct. 31: Six Days Per Week, Wednesday through Monday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Nov. 1 through Nov. 15: Seven Days Per Week
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

No fees at this time.

Offerings »

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

Hand Trap Range (shotguns/clay targets) 
8 stations

Note: Target and low brass shells with light loads only, 7 ½ - 9. Shooters are to bring a target thrower and clay targets.

Shotgun Patterning Range (shotguns / paper targets) 
1 station, 25 and 35 yards

Archery Range 
7 stations 

Targets include: nine 3-D targets, three movable bag targets, and one stationary bag target. Archery targets may be set up from 10 to 40 yards. 

Note: Shooters may bring their own targets, which must be removed when finished, or use the targets provided. No broadhead arrow shooting allowed.  Crossbows are allowed.

Modern Restrooms

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 734-428-8035 for information and scheduling.

The Sharonville shooting range pavilion is available for hunter education instructors to use for their courses.

Photos »

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