News from the DNR Office of Communications

Rifle and Shotgun Range Closures at Elk Neck State Forest

Annapolis, Maryland (November 23, 2010) - The rifle and shotgun ranges at Elk Neck State Forest will be closed beginning November 30, 2010 for renovations and repairs. This closure should last several weeks. During the closure, the pistol range will remain open for use during normal hours of operation.

Users are reminded that the pistol range is restricted to the use of revolvers and pistols only. No long rifles of any sort are permitted at facility.

Questions, comments, or concerns should be directed to the Forest Office at (410) 287-5675.

  November 23, 2010

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office | 410-507-7526 cell

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