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Marquette County shooting range development information

The dedication of the new Erickson-Skoglund Range in Marquette County is planned for 5 p.m. Oct. 10, and the range is scheduled to open to the public Oct. 11. See press release about range opening.

DNR shooting range rules will apply.

Marquette shooting range location map

Marquette County shooting range development construction plans

DNR to update public on Marquette County shooting range (press release issued Sept. 19, 2022)

Draft environmental assessment for Marquette County shooting range (Feb. 10, 2021)

Agreement signed for new DNR shooting range in Marquette County (news release issued Sept. 14, 2020)

DNR shooting range construction funding gets nod from trust fund board (news release issued Dec. 20, 2017)

Sound Study for Proposed Shooting Range Sites in Marquette County (Oct. 6, 2017):

Presentation from Jan. 29, 2017 public meeting to discuss potential development of a new state shooting range in Marquette County.

Potential range locations considered in Marquette County:

  • Cliff's Property: T47N R25W Section 19
  • Sands West: T46N R25W Sections 4 and 9
  • Sands East/Olson Road: T46N R25W Section 12
  • Camp 4 Pit: T47N R23W Sections 23 and 24

Other locations recently suggested:

  • County Landfill Property: T47N R25W Section 21
  • County Property: T46N R25W Section 34

Locations reviewed by DNR staff but discarded as not viable options:

  • Blueberry Ridge: T47N R25W Sections 22 and 27
  • Thunder Valley: T47N R25W Sections 26 and 36
  • Wetmore Landing/LPI: T49N R25W Sections 18, 19, 29, 30 and 31; T49N R26W Sections 13, 24, 25 and 36