This is a Rifleman Boot Camp. This is a week long course that teaches all aspects of rifle use and also how to each others.
Both Centerfire and 22 Rimfire rifles are allowed at this event.
Address: Irvine Rd, Douglas, WY
Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event
Firearms must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE USE OF SMITH AND WESSON M&P 15/22’S AT AN APPLESEED ARE HEREBY TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED DUE TO RECENT SAFETY ISSUES.
Range Fee: $5.00 per day per person.
Douglas KOA Campground located at 168 Hwy 91 phone is (307)358-2164.
Lone Tree Village Mobile Home(also allows camping) 401 S.Russell Ave phone is (307)358-6669.
Douglas Chamber of Commerce (email@example.com) or (307)358-2972 can give you info also on free camping at Riverside Park off Yellowstone Hwy next to the river bridge.
Alpine Inn 307-358-4780
Best Western Douglas 307-358-9790 (toll free 1-800-344-2113)
Four Winds Motel 307-358-2322
1st Interstate Inn 307-358-2833
Holiday Inn Express 307-358-4500
Hotel LaBonte 307-358-4343
Plains Motel 307-358-4484
Super 8 Motel 307-358-6800(1-800-800-8000)
Next closest town is Glenrock, about 15 miles north of Douglas.
Hotel Higgins is there 307-436-9212
Glenrock Motel 307-436-2772.
Casper is 50 miles north of Douglas, tons of motels, etc. there plus another KOA.
Heading north on I-25 from the south, take first exit into Douglas (pass Broken Wheel Truck stop on your right) and go straight on Richards St. about 2 miles to first stoplight. Will need to get into left turning lane and turn left at this light (before you cross RR tracks!). This is La Bonte Rd and you stay on this to the next possible right turn, where you DO cross the RR tracks. You'll see sign on Rt. telling you to turn left onto Irvine Rd to go to County Range, etc.(about 3 miles out). This is very first left just after you cross the tracks. Go straight; range will be on your right.
Coming south on I-25 into Douglas take first exit and before you come to first intersection at Riverbend and Yellowstone you'll need to get into the right hand turning lane and follow on Riverbend Dr till you see Richards St... turn left here onto Richards St. Follow this road (you'll pass Middle School and go over a bridge first) till you cross the RR tracks then turn first hard right onto LaBonte Rd. just after the tracks. Follow to the next possible hard right and cross tracks again, then hard left onto Irvine Rd. The sign on right of road just across the tracks points to the left turn for the County Range, etc. Go about 3 miles and range is on your right.
Coming into Douglas on Highway 59 (from Gillette, Bill,etc.) you need to turn left onto 4th St. and follow it straight through town to the intersection at 4th and Richards St. This will be the second stoplight. You will proceed straight through this light which puts you onto LaBonte Rd (4th St changes here to LaBonte and RR tracks will be on your right). Follow this to the next possible right hand turn, cross RR tracks and turn hard left; sign just past tracks on right points left onto Irvine Rd. to get to the County Range, about 3 miles out on the right.
State Laws to be aware of:
It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all State and Federal Firearms Laws.
Check State Laws
There is a 600 yard range at this location, so be sure to bring your center fire rifle!
NO Alcohol Permitted
For more information contact:
Name: WY State Coordinator Email Address: WY@appleseedinfo.org
Name: Private Message 'M1bzrk' Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 307.710.7424
Name: Leeanna Edman Email Address: 360-772-9439
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