Ben Avery Clay Target Center
5060 W. Skeet Street
Phoenix, AZ 85086
One mile west of Interstate 17 on Carefree Highway behind Game & Fish headquarters.
The Ben Avery Clay Target Center is a professionally managed public shotgun-shooting facility in north Phoenix offering games such as trap, skeet, sporting clays, and more. Fun for the whole family! It is also the check-in point for the Ben Avery outdoor archery ranges.
Shooters of all ages and abilities are welcome. New shooters will find rental shotguns and a courteous staff eager to offer informal coaching. Experts and competitive shooters will find top-notch challenges to match their skills in traditional games as well as advanced games like international skeet and Olympic (bunker) trap. The center hosts many well-known registered shoots and is a favorite venue for some of the world’s most accomplished shooters.
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. Surrounded by scenic Sonoran desert landscape, it is easily accessed off Carefree Highway about 1.5 miles west of Interstate 17, just a short drive from popular tourist destinations like Scottsdale and downtown Phoenix. View Map
- Sporting Clays
- International Olympic Skeet
- Bunker (Olympic) Trap
- Wobble Trap
- Outdoor Archery (Check-in for Ben Avery Archery Ranges)
Sun, Mon, Tues – 7am – 3pm
Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat – 7am – 7pm
**Last shooter check-in is 30 minutes before closing
March 8 and 9 limited public skeet, March 10 and 11 no public skeet
Due to sanctioned registered shoots and other public or corporate events, on occasion, some field and course availability is limited. For future planning, visit our shooting events page for listings. For More information please call us at 623 434-8119.
1- 5 – We will have limited skeet fields
10 – Roadrunner Course will be closed
11 – We will have limited skeet fields
11 – Roadrunner will be closed
17-19 – We will have limited skeet fields **Roadrunner will be closed
19 – Roadrunner Course will be closed.
24 – 25 – Roadrunner Course will be closed
28 – Limited public Trap and Skeet Fields
1 -5 – We will have limited skeet fields
1 – 3 – Limited trap and skeet fields
8 -12 – We will have limited skeet fields
15 -19 – We will have limited skeet fields
31 – Rattlesnake Course will be closed
**Road runner course will be closed March 24 – 25
1 – Roadrunner Course will be closed
6 – 9 – Roadrunner and Rattlesnake Courses will be closed as well as limited skeet fields.
15 -16 – We will have limited skeet fields
18 – Clay Target Center will be closed
22 – We will have limited trap and skeet fields
- Public range – no membership required
- 16 lighted trap/skeet fields
- Three sporting clay courses for all skill levels
- Voice-activated trap releases
- Wheelchair-accessible field
- Shotgun patterning board
- $10 rental shotguns
- Informal coaching
- Air-conditioned clubhouse, shade ramadas, water stations
- RV spaces with full hook-ups