Best Shooting Ranges In Baltimore

June 24, 2011 7:53 AM

Whether you just bought a gun and want to make sure you can use it or if you’re looking to practice your shooting skills, there are gun ranges all over Maryland that can help you. Here are five of the best.

Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore

11518 Marriottsville Road
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 461-3582

Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore has several different gun ranges, including a pistol range, an indoor pellet range, a trap range and an archery range. You need to be a member or a member’s guest.

Cresap Rifle Club


Cresap Rifle Club

6420 Plant Road
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 662-6669

Cresap Rifle Club was established in 1928. It’s a membership club but it’s open to the public on weekends. They have a handgun range and a rifle range. It’s affiliated with the NRA.

Gilbert Indoor Shooting Range & Gun Shop

14690 Rothgeb Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 315-0300

Gilbert Indoor Shooting Range has the largest indoor shooting range on the East Coast. They’re open seven days a week. They also offer classes on topics like self-defense, home safety and shooting.

Maryland Small Arms Range Inc.

9311 Old Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(800) 792-6434

Maryland Small Arms Range Inc. has an open to the public shooting range every day. It costs $15 to use the range ($12 if you are in law enforcement, security or the military) and $7 to rent a gun.

On Target

2618 Annapolis Road
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 551-7777

On Target offers a free handgun safety course. They have a 25-yard indoor shooting range and guns that you can rent or buy. They’re open seven days a week.