Travel & Outdoors

Best Places To Shoot Your Gun

January 18, 2012 9:00 AM

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One of 15 weapons confiscated during a crime crackdown in Broward County. (Source: CBS4)

One of 15 weapons confiscated during a crime crackdown in Broward County. (Source: CBS4)

Ready, aim, fire! South Florida is home to numerous gun ranges that help both law enforcement and gun owners perfect their target shots. We’ve narrowed down a few good places where you can perfect the power of pistol packing target practice.

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Trail Glades Range

17601 SW Eighth St.
Miami, FL
(305) 226-1823
Target shooters, police officers and occasional hunters gather at this rifle-pistol range that also provides a separate area for those interested in skeet and trap. Gun aficionados can also rent a rifle or a shotgun. This range is run by Miami-Dade Parks, which will explain why you’ll see so many law enforcement practicing their target shots.

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Markham Park Target Range

16001 W. State Road 84
Sunrise, FL 33323
(954) 357-5143
This county-run target range includes skeet and trap, pistol/rifle range, and sporting clays course. The range has 66 lighted shooting stations with a four-hour maximum shooting time. Junior shooters who are between the ages of 10 and 17 can shoot, but must do so under the supervision of an adult. The range is closed on Mondays.

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Ace’s Indoor Shooting Range & Pro Gun Shop

2105 NW 102nd Place
Doral, FL 33172-2519
(305) 717-3277
The indoor shooting range has been in business for the past 10 years and also sells a variety of hand guns. The range allows gun owners to shoot rifles as well as purchase or rent guns.

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Pembroke Gun & Range

3130 SW 19th Street #453
Pembroke Park, Florida 33009
(954) 989-6968
The motto for this gun range is, “We are always on target!” Its indoor firing range offers 18 shooting positions, 25 yards long. If you decide to buy a gun here, they will provide training from shotguns to rapid fire. Gun rental prices begin at $20. Range fees are $12 and targets cost between .50 and $1.25.

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Big Al’s Gun Range

3300 West Hallandale Beach Boulevard
Pembroke Park, FL 33023
(954) 927-8000
The 18-lane pistol only range requires target shooters to bring in a driver’s license to meet the 21 and older requirements. Shooters can rent or bring their own guns. Rentals begin at $15 per gun and a $1 charge is added for eye and ear protection. Targets range from .30 to $1.50.

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  • Joe

    Don’t go to ACE’s indoor range in Miami. Worse place to shoot. Many other options.

  • Vlad

    ACE is terrible, Hialeah Gun Center is alot better.

  • Elliott

    Ace is horrible and they pretend to have you buy their ammo or else leave. I left and will never come back! And I suggest you don’t either. They have a nasty attitude as though they are doing you a favor. They seem to forget we are the customer…

  • Chance

    Ace is THE WORST, bar none, shooting range in Miami. The employee’s treat you like garbage even though you are paying their salaries. They are the most unsafe location I have ever been to and I’ve been shooting for the past 7 years. Aside from rude and unsafe, they are the most expensive range in all of dade county. DO NOT go there if you value your time, sanity and wallet. If you don’t believe my post, or the other three posts above, just check our their reviews on Yelp..

  • David Lane

    Ace’s is the worst place to shoot. They are actually worse than Markham which is terrible by professional shooter standards. All the other places are good though.

  • FYI

    The ATF needs to check on of the above places. The information one employee gave me is illegal.

  • Mike Vidal

    Boy does CBS need to do more research. Trail Glades is ok, but forget trying to practice rapid fire control or double taps, 1 shot every 5 seconds. I would agree about Florida Gun center, nice guys, no issues or bs. They also did not mention Bass Pro Shops in Ft. Lauderdale off of I95. They do have to rifle lanes in their indoor range.

    They also failed to Mention Henry’s Range in homestead, Privately operated, safe and you can shoot how ever you want. Only bad thing is limit is 25 yards. Henry’s is located at 31810 S W 228 Avenue, Homestead FL 33034
    1(305) 394-2151 Henry LaDue

    Actually it is at the end of 320th st, take mosquito repellent, cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children 16 and under.

  • soldier68

    AGREED with the above. ACES is the WORSE of the lot. i am an Army Combat Veteran and know my way around a gun and range safety very well. When the “masked” man wearing the body armor comes and taps me on the shoulder, waving his finger in my face; well you can imagine the outrage. Yes, the facility is nice, but the staff and prices are NOT. I, personally, like Pembroke Range. They have plenty of lanes, good prices and staff…shooter “friendly”.

  • sture

    Any place in florida (pref south) for a european family (youngest family member is 15) to try out guns & rifles?

  • abmhpd

    Florida Gun Center is the Place to go …………

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