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