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Renovated Clybel Wildlife Management Area Shooting Range Now Open

Clybel Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Shooting Range / Ga DNR

The Clybel Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Shooting Range, located in central Georgia, has re-opened after an intensive eight-month renovation, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

“We are thrilled to offer this state-of-the-art sporting facility to Georgia shooters,” says Jennifer Pittman, WRD Hunter Development Program Manager. “The improvements made provide the customer with the most modern equipment and a gun club atmosphere with the accessibility and affordability of a public range.”

Tell Me About the Ranges:

  • Pistol Range: 35-yard pistol range with reactive steel targets at varying distances, from 7-30 yards.
  • Rifle Range: The 100-yard rifle range was upgraded to 10 Kongsberg digital targets, offering shooters a more precise and streamlined shooting experience.
  • Shotgun Range: The shotgun range, which includes two trap and skeet fields, a 5-stand, and a 45-yard patterning range now has shaded covers installed on the trap and skeet fields, and the skeet houses and walls were rebuilt on each range.
  • Archery Range: Archery enthusiasts have access to a 5-target static range, a 32-target 3D archery trail, and a 3D archery tower.

Planning a Visit? 
Clybel Shooting Range guests will start at the new range visitor center for safety briefings and opportunities to purchase a required license (hunting, fishing or Lands Pass) or clay targets. Clay targets are purchased using a Wi-Card ($15 initial fee-includes one round of clays, additional rounds available for $6.25 each). Shooting range hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 9 am – 6 pm (or sunset, whichever is earlier), Sunday from 1 pm – 6 pm (or sunset, whichever is earlier), and closed on Mondays.

The Clybel Shooting Range is one of more than 40 public archery and shooting ranges currently available in Georgia. For more information, visit

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