ATTENTION!!!!

1st Annual Melon Shoot & Full Auto Days July 23 &24.

Buffalo Range Shooting Park is Proud to Announce our First Annual Melon Shoot Melons available on site!

Buy a Melon, take $5 off entrance fee, Bring your own take $5 off entrance fee

And… back by Popular Demand Full Auto Machine Gun.

Here’s your chance to smash some melons and shoot a fully automatic machine gun.

Come on out and join the fun, It’s going to be a blast (pun intended)


We are proud to announce a very rare opportunity coming to our range this year.  Buffalo Range has teamed up with 88 Tactical Training Group to bring you a high intensity training opportunity unlike any other.

On 8/13 and 8/14 2016 the 88 Tactical Training Group will be hosting a VCQB Open enrollment class at our range.  There is very limited space in the class, however, if all goes planned we hope to have a growing relationship with amazing battlefield tested training group.

Space is limited!! Follow the Link to Enroll:  88 Tactical Training Schedule 

Buffalo Range Shooting Park

Our family friendly establishment offers a variety of shooting ranges to meet your needs. We are centrally located 5 miles west of Ottawa and 5 miles east of Utica near the Illinois River and the historic Starved Rock State Park. We look forward to spending the day with you and strive to bring you the best experience around!

We offer plenty of open space and picnic benches for you to bring your grills and truly have a fun, full-day experience at Buffalo Range Shooting Park.

Buffalo Range Shooting Park is proud to bring you Final Defense, Inc. We are a locally, female-owned business whose mission is to bring you the highest quality training at a reasonable price. Our instructors are all state licensed and our training is guaranteed!

We offer a plethora of classes to provide you with in-depth training on how to utilize firearms to provide yourself with the appropriate level of defense, no matter the situation.