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Cresap Rifle Club is a non-profit, member maintained, outdoor handgun and rifle range located in Frederick Maryland. The club was established in 1928 to help promote the shooting sport through the education of young shooters. The range is open to the public during specific weekend hours. Target changes are performed once an hour, on the hour. Membership is available to those who qualify. More information about Cresap Rifle Club can be found here...


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Note: The range may be closed without notice due to weather conditions or staff shortages. We will do our best to post a message on the "Public Notices" section of our website if the range is closing. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Handgun Range

The pistol range has 16 covered benches with targets placed at 10 and 25 yards. Learn More...


Rifle Range

The rifle range has 24 covered benches for rifle and black powder shooters with targets placed at 50 and 100 yards. Learn more...













Public Notices

posted: March 17th, 2020
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: The range is closed until the beginning of April 2020. We plan to be open to the public as soon as possible. Please check back periodically.

posted: July 6th, 2019
Junior Rifle Team is selling club t-shirts. Click for details.

posted: June 12th, 2019
Junior Rifle Team Open House July 20th. More details can be found here.

posted: January 14th, 2019
Junior Rifle Team air rifles for sale. Click for details.

posted: January 13th, 2019
The range will be closed today, Jan 13th, due to the weather. We plan to be open to the public the following Sunday.

posted: December 28th, 2018
New range rules as of Jan. 1st. Click for details .

posted: December 24th, 2018
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from everyone at Cresap!!