Glencoe’s outdoor archery range is located along the north side of US Highway 212 with access off of McLeod Avenue. The range was funded through a grant from the Minnesota DNR. All archery related items supplied and maintained be the volunteer group Glencoe Archery Club. Those interested in becoming involved can contact the club at [email protected].
Please see the guidelines listed below for following the range’s use and safety requirements. Thank you.
Glencoe Archery Range Use and Safety Requirements:
This is a public range for all to use. Please do not abuse the privilege of having this facility in our community. Please follow all safety rules as listed below.
Hours of operation: Sunrise to sunset
- Absolutely NO Firearms allowed for use on range.
- Absolutely NO Broad head use on range.
- Absolutely NO HORSE PLAY will be tolerated.
- All children under age of 14 years of age must be supervised, AT ALL TIMES.
- All Archers must straddle shooting line while shooting, one foot on each side of line.
- Absolutely NO Archer may shoot from behind shooting line with others on the range.
- If any person or animal enters the shooting area while shooting is in progress, ALL Archers must halt shooting, even if at full draw Archer MUST let down.
- If any Archer has doubts of any nature about safety of the shooting area, one must not shoot.
- No arrows shall be nocked except at the shooting line once down range is clear. Nocked arrows shall only be pointed down range at target butts.
- Absolutely NO “sky drawing” your bow (raising the bow arm skyward when drawing back).
- If you cannot draw with your bow pointed at the target, you must lower your draw weight to the point that you can draw properly.
- Absolutely NO arrows shall be shot straight up into the air.
- Arrows falling immediately in front of the shooting line should not be retrieved until ALL shooting has ceased.
- All shooters must stand behind shooting line at all times until shooting has ceased by all Archers and arrows can be retrieved collectively.
- All spectators MUST remain a minimum of 10 feet behind shooting line.
Failure to comply with any and all of the above range rules will result in loss of Park privileges.