To maximize opportunities for all recreational shooters, online reservations are highly recommended.

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Welcome to Ben Avery Shooting Facility

The Ben Avery Shooting Facility is one of the largest publicly operated shooting facilities in the country.

Located on 1,650 acres in north Phoenix, the facility averages more than 120,000 shooters per year.

It’s also the first government facility to receive a Five Star rating from the National Association of Shooting Ranges, meaning it’s the best of the best at providing a quality recreation experience.

Ben Avery Shooting Facility

Ben Avery Shooting Facility
4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85086

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Hours of Operation

  • Rifle and Pistol Range

    Monday: CLOSED
    Tues – Thurs: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Fri: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Sat – Sun: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    623 582-8313

    *Reservations are required on weekends

  • Outdoor Archery Range

    Monday: CLOSED
    Tues – Thurs: 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Fri: 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Sat – Sun: 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    *Archery Ranges close at sunset. Last customer can check in 30 minutes prior to closing.

  • Clay Target Center

    Monday: CLOSED
    Tues – Thurs: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Fri: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Sat – Sun: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    *Last customer can check in 30 minutes prior to closing.
    See BASF hours page for course details.

Looking for an excuse to spend time at the range? Look no further.

  1. Jul 31, 2023

    Outdoor Skills Network Hands-On Events

    Learn the basics about hunting, fishing, trapping, safety and other outdoor skills at this ongoing series of events.

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The Latest from the Range

Get a taste of the action with up-to-date headlines from the range.

  1. Shooting facility switches to summer hours

    Ben Avery Shooting Facility’s summer hours of operation will be in effect through Aug. 28.

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  2. AZGFD extends Hunter Education field day deferral

    Students can defer from scheduling their required field day through June 30, 2024.

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  3. Come experience the outdoors at AZGFD’s Outdoor Expo

    Your next fun-filled outdoor adventure begins this weekend at the AZGFD annual Outdoor Expo.

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Want to Shoot at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility?

Shoot at the rifle and pistol range, or shoot at the clay target facility, or spend some time at our archery range.

make a reservation for a shoot time

Online reservations are highly recommended.

reserve a shoot time

take a class at basf

Introductory firearms classes, introductory archery clinics, and range safety volunteer courses.

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