Calguns.net  

Home My iTrader Join the NRA Donate to CGSSA Sponsors CGN Google Search
CA Semiauto Ban(AW)ID Flowchart CA Handgun Ban ID Flowchart CA Shotgun Ban ID Flowchart
Go Back   Calguns.net > THE CALGUNS COMMUNITY > CGSSA Range Cleanups
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

CGSSA Range Cleanups Schedule dates and time to clean up outdoor ranges. If we don't who will?

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-04-2010, 3:32 PM
formulad97 formulad97 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 100
iTrader: 2 / 100%
Default Reno NV range locations

Heading to Reno next week. Just wondering where people go to shoot. Hopefully don't have to travel far from the city. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-04-2010, 4:02 PM
edwardm's Avatar
edwardm edwardm is offline
CGN/CGSSA Contributor
CGN Contributor
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Tacoma!
Posts: 1,789
iTrader: 20 / 100%
Default

There's some places to play out around Hungry Valley, and plenty of other BLM land around Reno. Not sure where the established ranges are out that way, though. I never bother.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-04-2010, 5:44 PM
greasem0nkey86 greasem0nkey86 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 221
iTrader: 6 / 100%
Default

From what i've heard, you could just go straight out to open land, find a spot thats at least 1000yrd from civilization and offload your gun. BUT it is dependant on the county, call the local sheriff for exact laws on that, and please, don't quote me on this, I heard it through a friend. Still worth looking into IMO.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-04-2010, 7:12 PM
scobun's Avatar
scobun scobun is online now
Calguns Addict
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Contra Costa County
Posts: 6,031
iTrader: 69 / 100%
Default

Washoe County has a 1 mile rule from habitable dwellings for rifles and pistols, which actually makes it pretty hard to find spots to shoot. Give the Sheriff a call, they can point you in the right direction.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-04-2010, 7:28 PM
Acorn556's Avatar
Acorn556 Acorn556 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Off 280
Posts: 2,109
iTrader: 3 / 100%
Default

1 mile from the road away from houses with a good back stop. You can head up into Sun Valley and drive to some open areas. nagorb knows a couple too. BOTH of us know the laws up there due to my ignorance.

SHERIFF is MORE than happy to tell you where the popular legal shooting areas are. I believe the range down Pyramid Highway (exit off freeway, drive until you see the Washoe Range Sign, don't turn around) is open all year.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-05-2010, 6:14 PM
formulad97 formulad97 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 100
iTrader: 2 / 100%
Default

Thanks for the info guys.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-05-2010, 6:47 PM
CSACANNONEER's Avatar
CSACANNONEER CSACANNONEER is offline
CGN/CGSSA Contributor
CGN Contributor
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posts: 40,115
iTrader: 125 / 100%
Blog Entries: 4
Default

Washoe County Park on Pyramid Hwy. The public range seems OK. I've never shot there. I have shot the 1000 yard range just before the public one. Anyway, Palimino Valley Range is about 25 miles North of Sparks. There is also a place that my dad shoots ATA outside of Reno but, it's Somewhere South of Reno.
__________________
NRA Certified Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun and Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor
California DOJ Certified Fingerprint Roller
Ventura County approved CCW Instructor


Offering low cost private basic shooting and reloading classes for calgunners.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-06-2010, 1:58 AM
ejor ejor is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Newark, east bay area
Posts: 216
iTrader: 1 / 100%
Default

Washoe county has a congested area no gun discharge map to watch out for.
http://www.co.washoe.nv.us/pubworks/congested_areas.htm .
Nevada dept. of wildlife has a range list http://www.ndow.org/about/pubs/pdf/shooting_range.pdf.
I just go far out of town.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-06-2010, 8:30 AM
nikonuser's Avatar
nikonuser nikonuser is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Reno and Bay Area
Posts: 606
iTrader: 1 / 100%
Default

http://www.carson.org/Index.aspx?page=1042
About 30 mins so. of Reno.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 8:59 PM.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Proudly hosted by GeoVario the Premier 2A host.
Calguns.net, the 'Calguns' name and all associated variants and logos are ® Trademark and © Copyright 2002-2016, Calguns.net an Incorporated Company All Rights Reserved.