Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range

About this range:

This unsupervised facility is in the Osceola National Forest and offers rifle and handgun ranges and an elevated archery range.

Phone:

None

County:

Columbia

Location:

Forest Road 278 in the Osceola National Forest (197 NE National Forest Road 278, Lake City, FL  32055)

GPS Coordinates:

30°12’04.47”N

82°35’30.36”W

Menu:

  • 10-position 200-yard rifle range
  • 10-position 50-yard small bore rifle/handgun range
  • 10-position 50-yard handgun range
  • Elevated archery range with known distance targets

NOTE: Shotguns are strictly prohibited except if shooting shotgun slugs.

Cost:

Free

Hours:

Open daily from sunrise to sunset, except on Monday when closed until noon for maintenance

Closures:

Closed sunset to sunrise, and on Monday mornings until noon

Supervision:

This facility is not supervised

Amenities:

  • Target frames on the rifle and handgun ranges are provided. Shooters must bring targets to attach to the center of the frames. 
  • Restrooms are available.

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FWC Facts:
The FWC is lead manager or landowner on about 1.1 million acres of Florida's Wildlife Management Area (WMA) system. More than 5.8 million acres of land are open for public hunting.

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