About the Area
The Dewey Shooting Range, located six miles north of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks department. This 319 acre area not only has a public shooting range but also is a public hunting area. The Shooting Range is adjacent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 6,000 acre Dewey Marsh.
The range was developed in 1986. It provides a safe facility for firearms target practice.
A 25, 50, 100, and 200 yard range exist for use by handguns, shotguns,
and rifles. Possession or discharge of any fully automatic gun or machine
gun, or loading or discharging any firearm deemed unsafe by the range
master, or loading or discharging any firearm with armor-piercing or
incendiary ammunition is prohibited.
Directions to Dewey Shooting Range
From Stevens Point
Take Highway 66 to Torun Rd. Turn left on Torun Rd. and stay on Torun Rd. to Dewey Dr. Turn left on Dewey Dr. Go 1 mile to Willow Spring Dr and turn right into range.
Take Highway 66 to County Hwy Y. Turn right on Y to Dewey Drive. Turn left on Dewey Dr. to Willow Spring Dr. Turn right into range.
Take County Hwy X to Dewey Dr. Turn left on Dewey Dr. to Willow Spring Dr. Turn left into range.
Hours of Operation
|Third Sunday in May|
|Days Open||Hours Open|
|Sunday||1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Thursdays||2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Saturdays||1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Sundays||1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
Exception: Starting the last Thursday in October.
Opened daily including Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
until gun deer season.
|Daily Fee (Under 12 Free)||$4.00||Ear Plugs||$0.25|
|Season Pass||$30.00||Extra Targets||$0.75|
|Special Group Rate||$20.00/hr|
|Spotting Scope||$2.00||Bore sightings||$3.00|
ALL RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE