Dewey Shooting Range

About the Area

The Dewey Shooting Range, located six miles north of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks department. This 319 acre area not only has a public shooting range but also is a public hunting area. The Shooting Range is adjacent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 6,000 acre Dewey Marsh.

Range Information

The range was developed in 1986. It provides a safe facility for firearms target practice.

A 25, 50, 100, and 200 yard range exist for use by handguns, shotguns, and rifles. Possession or discharge of any fully automatic gun or machine gun, or loading or discharging any firearm deemed unsafe by the range master, or loading or discharging any firearm with armor-piercing or incendiary ammunition is prohibited.

Directions to Dewey Shooting Range

From Stevens Point
Take Highway 66 to Torun Rd. Turn left on Torun Rd. and stay on Torun Rd. to Dewey Dr. Turn left on Dewey Dr. Go 1 mile to Willow Spring Dr and turn right into range.

From East
Take Highway 66 to County Hwy Y. Turn right on Y to Dewey Drive. Turn left on Dewey Dr. to Willow Spring Dr. Turn right into range.

From North
Take County Hwy X to Dewey Dr. Turn left on Dewey Dr. to Willow Spring Dr. Turn left into range.

Hours of Operation

Yearly Opening    
Third Sunday in May    
  Days Open Hours Open
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Starting August    
  Thursdays 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  Saturdays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  Sundays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Exception: Starting the last Thursday in October.
Opened daily including Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
until gun deer season.


Fees   Sales  
Daily Fee (Under 12 Free) $4.00 Ear Plugs $0.25
Season Pass $30.00 Extra Targets $0.75
Special Group Rate $20.00/hr    
Rentals   Service  
Spotting Scope $2.00 Bore sightings $3.00
Sand Bag $0.25    
Ear Muffs $0.50    


Dewey Marsh Map

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