Tactical Range

Washington County Tactical Range near West Alexander, PA is currently OPEN for new yearly members and lifetime memberships.  There are no required meetings, no required volunteer time at our range, and you are not required to purchase anything from us (ammo, targets, etc).

We have 3 types of memberships:

  • Yearly Memberships:  Membership fees are $97.50 per year with a $97.50 initiation fee.  If you join in June 2018, your membership is good until June 2019.  Spouse’s and children over 16 are $50 per person with no initiation fee.  No one under 16 is ever allowed on the property.  Members in good standing will always be able to renew each year before new members are allowed to join.



1: Access to range 365 days a year from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday to Saturday and 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Sundays
2: $10 FFL transfers for your online firearm purchases
3: 10% off machine gun rental packages
4: $50 per 30-minute machine gun rentals with your ammo.  $75 for one hour.   40+ machine guns to choose from with a few exceptions.  M16’s are $35 per 30-minutes.
5: Free use of Breach Door, Range Car to shoot around and out of, 9-hold obstacles, ETargets, and free bowling pins to shoot.
6: Rent 50-yard range for family events $100 per 4-hours, includes grill and picnic tables.  No limit on number of guests during that 4-hour period.
7: Members can bring a non-member once a month to range at no cost.  Non-Members are limited to TWO guest passes per year.
8: No required meetings or work details
9: No limitation on rate of fire or number of rounds in magazines

  • Lifetime Memberships: One-time fee of $999 plus $97.50 fee if not already a member.  Besides all the benefits of a regular yearly member, lifetime members also have these benefits:


1: No worries about renewing your membership each year.
2: Free admission to range events with very limited exceptions.
3: Saves you money after 10th year of being a life member.
4: Eliminates the worries of rate increases in future years.
5: FREE use of M16’s chambered in 5.56 once a month.
6: Free entrance per year to two classes taught directly by range staff. Does not include classes taught by outside instructors.
7: Ability to purchase bulk ammo at dealer cost from www.gzanders.com with limitations.
8: $5 gun transfers for your online purchases.

  • Corporate Memberships: Fee is $500 per year and includes 2 full memberships with the option to bring groups up to 5 guests periodically to the range to use shoot your firearms.  Machine Gun Rentals can be scheduled during the week with a 10% discount on all shooters.  Email us to have an application sent to you.



We have designed this range for shooters that want to use their AR’s and handguns as they were meant to be shot in real-world applications with no limit on number of rounds in magazine or rate of fire, from rapid-fire AR shooting to quick-draw pistol shooting to rifle & pistol transition drills (move and shoot) using paper targets or bowling pins or even electronic targets capable of timing your shooting down to hundreds of a second.  It’s a rather remarkable system and is very easy to setup and change scenarios (how many shots does it take to knock down the target, where on the target is it required to hit before target drops, how many targets will pop-up at a time, etc).  Here’s a quick video of our range manager shooting a scenario that requires a single shot to the chest to drop the target and runs for 10 seconds:

We have designed six ranges at this facility:

• 33-yard (100 feet x 50 feet) flat pistol caliber range: This range allows traditional pistol shooting, quick draw, pistol transition drills (move and shoot).  Targets include paper targets, bowling pins, and metal targets.  We have a car to shoot out of or around, seven 55-gallon drums, metal targets, duelling tree, 10+ paper target holders, picnic table to shoot from, two 9-hole shooting obstacles, and a breach door for members to use anytime.  Any pistol caliber weapon is allowed including submachine guns.  No rifle calibers allowed.  All targets must be positioned so that shots impact the dirt backstop.

• 50-yard rapid-fire range: This range has 25-foot covered shooting area and 25 feet uncovered. This area allows you to shoot machine guns, shotguns, weapons with slide-fire stocks, or simply “how fast can I pull the trigger on my AR or pistol”, plus rifle and pistol transition drills (move and shoot).   Any type of weapon with any size caliber are allowed.  All targets must be positioned so that shots impact the dirt backstop.

• 30-foot Quick Draw Pistol Range:  This range’s primary use is for holster practice at a short distance, including Quick Drawing.  Handgun only range with pistol calibers only.  All targets must be positioned so that shots impact the dirt backstop.

• 140-yard AR Tactical Range: Range has metal targets at 50, 75, 100, 110, 120, 140 yards.  Only rifles chambered in 5.56/223  are allowed. Semi-auto only shooting.  No limit on rate of fire or number of rounds in magazines.  No one allowed down range.  Shooters can only target preplaced metal targets.

• 300-yard Rifle Range:  There are 40 metal targets from 80 to 300+ yards.   We will be adding 60 more targets over the next few years bringing the total up to 100 metal targets ranging in size from 1’x1’ squares to down to 6” targets.  RULES for 300-yard range: While shooting from a bench or on the prone table, IF you can see the buildings on the right, MOVE the bench or table backward until you can no longer see those buildings,  NO one is allowed downrange for any reason, .30 caliber and below. No magnum rounds, Pick up your brass and garbage, No Machine Guns. Bolt or semi-auto firearms only, Use Parking Lot 2 to access range, but the sign-in sheet is still at Parking Lot 1.   Shooters can only target preplaced metal targets.  Allowable rifle calibers include, but not limited to: 308, 7.62×51, 7.62×39, 30-06, 22, 243, 223, 5.56, 300 Blackout, 30-30, etc.  Shooters can also use most pistol caliber rifles including but not limited to 9mm, 40S&W, 45ACP, 22, 10mm, 5.7×28, etc.

• 150-yard Military Bunker Rifle Range:  (In planning stages with an estimated completion date of 1-April-2019).  The range will have 5+ military style bunkers with pop-up targets.  5.56/223 ARs only.  Shooters will themselves be in a military bunker shooting through 1′ slit while surrounded by sandbags.

Basic rules of the range:

• Shooting hours are 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday to Saturday and 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Sundays.  (Range is open 365 days a year)
• Only paper targets can be brought onto the range and paper targets can only be used on the two pistol ranges and 50-yard range.
• No one under 16 years old is ever permitted on the gun range or in the parking lot.
• Once a month, a member is allowed to bring a non-member to use the range at no cost.  Non-members are limited to TWO visits per year.
• Members must sign in upon arriving plus make sure their guest also sign the log book
• The gate can be accessed by a combination lock.
• Absolutely no picking up brass that you did not shoot.  Shooters are encouraged to pick up their own brass.
• Your ammo, your guns, your targets. We do not require that you purchase anything from us.
• No limit on the number of rounds in magazines or rate of fire.
• Clean up after yourself
• Report safety violations and any range violations immediately.


• Picnic tables
• Heavy duty grill
• Four parking lots

Any questions, just ask.

Contact us at 724-249-5112

Range Address:
25 Greaves Road
West Alexander, PA 15376

Mailing Address:
PO Box 219
West Alexander, PA 15376
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