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Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Shooting Range

On November 6, 2017 the Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association (ASRPA) entered into a Special Use Permit with Maricopa County Parks and Recreation to operate the General Joe Foss Shooting Complex while the two work together to flesh out a longer term management agreement.  

During the months of April through September (2018), the General Joe Foss Shooting Complex will be open for the general public to use from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the following dates:

April:

  • Friday, April 13
  • Saturday, April 14
  • Sunday, April 15
  • Friday, April 20
  • Saturday, April 21
  • Sunday, April 22

May:

  • Friday, May 18
  • Saturday, May 19
  • Sunday, May 20
  • Friday, May 25
  • Saturday, May 26
  • Sunday, May 27

June:

  • Friday, June 8
  • Saturday, June 9
  • Sunday, June 10
  • Friday, June 15
  • Saturday, June 16
  • Sunday, June 17
July:
  • Friday, July 6
  • Saturday, July 7
  • Sunday, July 8
  • Friday, July 13
  • Saturday, July 14
  • Sunday, July 15

August:

  • Friday, August 10
  • Saturday, August 11
  • Sunday, August 12
  • Friday, August 17
  • Saturday, August 18
  • Sunday, August 19

September:

  • Friday, September 14
  • Saturday, September 15
  • Sunday, September 16
  • Friday, September 21
  • Saturday, September 22
  • Sunday, September 23
 

The General Joe Foss Shooting Complex is located in the Buckeye Hills Regional Park, just five (5) miles south of Buckeye, Arizona. The park is located about 10.5 miles south of I-10 on S.R. 85. For those with a GPS, the Lat and Lon is 112.64255 and 33.27679.

About the General Joe Foss Shooting Complex

Operating hours
 

Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Daily Public Fees

• Adults - $7 per shooter
• Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement - $5 per shooter
• Under 18 - Free

Trap, Skeet & Archery

Site also includes a Trap and Skeet field AND an Archery range

Prices for a round (27 clays) of Trap or Skeet are:

  • Adults - $7
  • Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement - $6
  • Under 18 - $6

Prices for use of the Archery range are:

  • Adults - $5
  • Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement - $3
  • Under 18 - Free

Shooting distance

Maximum distance of 200 yards at the Main Rifle and Pistol Range (which is dedicated to the memory of, and honors Ensign John C. Butler)

Allowable firearms

All except for the .50 BMG cal. Full auto is allowed. Shotguns shooting slugs only on the Main Rifle and Pistol Range; i.e., no birdshot or buckshot is permitted.

Ammunition

All except armor piercing, incendiary, tracer and exploding ammunition. No birdshot or buckshot is allowed on the Main (200 yard) and Training (50 yard) ranges.

Targets

Users may bring their own paper targets. Target frames are provided. Steel targets are not allowed. Targets may also be purchased at the range from the Retail Store and Check-In located inside the Main Building, if necessary.

Other

Ear and eye protection is required. These items may also be purchased at the range from the Retail Store and Check-In located inside the Main Building, if needed.

Concessions

The facility does have a drink vending machine in the retail store. The machine contains soft drinks and water - no food or snack items are available to date.

Range contact information

Email: marketing@asrpa.com

Volunteers needed

The General Joe Foss Shooting Complex is owned by Maricopa County Parks & Rec, operated by the Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association, and run by an all-volunteer staff. This is a great opportunity for people who have time to help others enjoy the shooting sports. Please email marketing@asrpa.com for information and details regarding volunteer opportunities.

Fee Payment Options Cash and Checks only are accepted at the General Joe Foss Shooting Complex.  If you wish to pay by Credit or Debit Card please use the ASRPA Shopping Cart to pay fees in advance for Trap & Skeet, Archery and the Rifle and Pistol Main Range: Pay Fees in advance by Credit or Debit Card HERE 
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