Ben Avery Clay Target Shooting
The Ben Avery Clay Target Center is located on the grounds of the 1,650-acre Ben Avery Shooting Facility and is owned by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and operated by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Founded in 1957, the Ben Avery Shooting Facility (BASF), formerly the Black Canyon Shooting Range, is one of the largest publicly operated shooting facilities in the country.
Our world-class shooting range is a City of Phoenix Point of Pride. It has received a Five Star rating from the National Association of Shooting Ranges. This means that it is the best of the best at providing a quality recreation experience and is the first government facility to receive this designation.
5060 W. Skeet Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85086
623 434-8119, BACTC@azgfd.gov
**Beginning May 1, hours of operation and days for accepting reservations will change. See Ben Avery Shooting Facility hours web page for details.
If you would still like to reserve a time for trap or skeet, there is one trap field and one skeet field available by reservation only.
We are experiencing low quantities of ammunition. Be advised before coming out, that we are limited on inventory. We encourage you to bring your own: 7.5, 8, or 9 lead shot only
Clay Target Center Features
Public range – no membership required
16 lighted trap/skeet fields
4 sporting clay courses for all skill levels
Voice-activated trap releases
Shotgun patterning board
Air-conditioned clubhouse, shade ramadas, water stations
RV spaces with full hook-ups
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.
take a class at basf
Introductory firearms classes, introductory archery clinics, and range safety volunteer courses.