Foothills Public Shooting Complex


Foothills Public Shooting Complex is the area’s best and most diverse shooting facility. Click here to visit their web site


  • Three 50-yard pistol ranges
  • Two skeet and trap ranges
  • 250-yard rifle range
  • 3D archery range


March 1 – October 31: Wednesday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Monday-Tuesday: Closed.

November 1 – February 28: Wednesday-Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Monday-Tuesday: Closed.


  • General Admission
    • 18 years and older: $10
    • 17 years and younger: $5
    • Seniors (65+), Veterans, Disabled, Law Enforcement, NC Wildlife or Cleveland County Employees: $5
  • Additional Charges
    • Round of Skeed/Trap: $7
    • 3D Archery: $10
    • Steel Target Use: $10

Range Rules:

Follow all range officer commands. Foothills Public Shooting Complex is a cold range. When approaching firing range, firearms must be unloaded. Loaded weapons allowed only on the firing line.

  • Long guns must be carried with a chamber flag indicator inserted, or shotguns must be broken open.
  • Muzzle loaders must be uncapped.
  • Handguns must be cased with cylinders open or holstered with slides back and magazine removed.
  • Green Tip, steel core, XM-193, 50 BMG, and 338 Lapua ammo is not allowed at Foothills Public Shooting Complex.
  • Shooters must clean up all brass and trash.
  • Alcohol, marijuana, and any illegal substance are prohibited on the grounds of Foothills Public Shooting Complex.
  • For safety, no open toe shoes or sleeveless shirts allowed.

Cardinal Firearms Safety Rules:

  • Ear and eye protection required at all times by all shooters and spectators (except archery range).
  • Treat every firearm as loaded.
  • Keep muzzle pointed in a safe direction.
  • Keep finger off trigger until on target and ready to shoot.
  • Keep weapon unloaded until on the firing line.

Contact Info:

Address (click for map): 283 Fielding Road, Cherryville, NC 28021

Web site:

Phone: 704-447-8230