Fort Dix, NJ

Discussion in 'Northeast' started by megastink, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. megastink

    megastink Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2011
    I live near Quakertown, pa and want to shoot 100-1,000 yards. I have heard of guys shooting at Fort Dix in NJ. Anyone have any experience? Is it free? Do you need an appointment? What are the exact ranges? Every bit helps! Thanks!
  2. yobuck

    yobuck Well-Known Member

    Aug 23, 2008
    i lived in your area for many years (hilltown twp.) ive shot at ft dix years back
    with a guard outfit i belonged to. im not aware of it being available to civilians. nor am i aware of 1000 yd facilities. but i could be wrong on both counts.
    there is or at least was a private club very close to palm which is just west of q town. they had facilities up to 500 yds.
    then of coarse there is the williamsport club which is actually about 20 miles
    north near bodine.
    from q town it would be about a 2 hr trip. but then ft dix would be also.

  3. njshooter

    njshooter Active Member

    Jul 15, 2010
    The max range a civilian can shoot on is 200yds. Look up Range 14 , NJ and you will get their info
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2012
  4. Frank in the Laurels

    Frank in the Laurels Well-Known Member

    Jul 15, 2007
    Have to travel to the west somewhat... Williamsport, Pa has the 1000 yard range and Mifflin Co. sportsman near Lewistown, Pa has one to 1100 yards.. a two hour drive maybe for you...
  5. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2011
    Justreading posts and stumbled on this one. I shot at Fort Dix about 25 years ago. I was there with my then wife who was in the Navy and we were there on official business and I had a chance to use the Officers Club and range.

    To the best of my recollection it was a maximum of 200 yards and I seem to remember that it wasn't open to civillians at that time. They have a first rate 'O' club there, however and good base housing. We used on base housing for the visit.
  6. 308boltgun

    308boltgun Member

    Jul 11, 2013