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Rose Lake Shooting Range

Rose Lake (Clinton County)

Rose Lake Shooting Range

The DNR-staffed Rose Lake 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.


Between Stoll and Clark roads
14500 Peacock Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
Located within Rose Lake State Wildlife Area, Clinton County
GPS coordinates: 42.80594N; 84.37581W


9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Nov. 1-15: every day
Nov. 16-Sept. 30: Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday)
Oct. 1-31: Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday)


No fees at this time.


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.
  • Five stations at 10 yards.

Note: Paper targets with a bull's-eye pattern or a depiction of legal game may be used. No human-form silhouettes or metal targets; .50-caliber BMG and larger centerfire rifles and muzzleloaders larger than .80 caliber are prohibited.

Hand trap range (shotguns/clay targets)

  • 10 stations.

Note: Target and low brass shells with light loads only, 7½ - 9. Shooters are to bring a target thrower and clay targets.

Archery range

Archery targets may be set up from 10 to approximately 100 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


Accessible features include:

  • Six van-accessible parking spaces.
  • Accessible pathways.
  • Accessible shooting stations – 10 at 100 yards, 10 at 50 yards, 10 at 25 yards, five at 10 yards.
  • Eight accessible trap range stations.
  • Accessible archery lift.
  • Accessible modern restrooms.
  • Accessible meeting rooms (accommodate up to 80 people).


The range is available for youth groups and hunter education programs. Please contact the range at 517-641-7801 for information and scheduling.

Hal and Jean Glassen Shooting Education Center


To see larger photos of the Department of Natural Resources Rose Lake Shooting Range, click on the thumbnail images below.