KELSEY CREEK 528G
Mile High Target Shooting
KELSEY CREEK 528G
Mile High Target Shooting
Colorado's home of Target Tailgating is just an hour drive from Denver, Castle Rock, or Colorado Springs. This mountain treasure is open daily free to the public from dawn till dusk. Closed 1st Monday of every month except holiday Mondays.
Kelsey Creek features a an exceptionally large berm backstop. There are no services or conveniences so please bring EVERYTHING you might need for tailgating and target shooting.
Set up your tailgate gear, targets, and target stands directly BEHIND your vehicle. Bring target stands and use clay pigeons, cardboard, paper, steel, or self sealing targets manufactured for firearm use.
Please make a clear and obvious firing line with everyone shooting SOUTH, communicate with others, and work as a group to establish cease fires, cold ranges, and hot ranges.
Leave the range better than you found it. Take out an EXTRA bag or two of trash. Keep it clean and keep it open.
Weather in Colorado can quickly change from a sunny day to light rain, chilly gusty winds, light snow fall, cold drenching thunderstorm and back to sunny skies. Take extra clothing for weather and altitude.
Visitors are responsible to ensure they understand all Federal regulations, USFS restrictions, any additional restrictions implemented. Restrictions are enforceable by a fine and/or imprisonment. For special orders on the Pike National Forests click here, for Jefferson County click here, and for Colorado click here.
This five-video series was created to help new and experienced target shooting participants have a safe and successful experience on public lands. From choosing a safe location to cleaning up afterward, each video in the series highlights an important aspect of target shooting.
Please watch video and complete these drills with Lena BEFORE coming out to the range.
Bring target stands and targets that are specifically designed and manufactured for firearm use. No EXPLODING targets.
Everyone must wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in particular eye and ear protection equipment.
Always include your First Aid Kit and tourniquet(s) with your gear anytime you head out to the range .
You should completely understand how your firearms work and the operation of all SAFETY features. Train with professional instructors in a supervised and controlled facility before shooting on you own.
If you observe ANY unsafe condition, then shout as loud as possible
Safety is everyone’s responsibility
No discharging a firearm, air rifle, or gas gun...
•from or over a road, trail, path or body of water.
•in any manner or place where any person or property is exposed to injury or damage.
•into or within a cave.
•with tracer bullets or incendiary ammunition.
•in or within 150 yards from a residence, building, campsite, trailhead, road, trail, structure, path, historical site, developed recreation area or occupied area.
•No possession of alcoholic beverages while discharging a firearm.
•Do not abandon any personal property.
•Pack out or properly dispose of all garbage.
•Use clay pigeons, cardboard, paper, steel, or self sealing targets manufactured for firearm use.
•Never use any type of EXPLODING TARGETS.
•Use target stands with a safe backstop. NEVER place targets on vegetation or structures, such as: trees, logs, stumps, slash piles, fences, fence post, buildings, signage, or water tanks.
•Do not discharging a firearm, air rifle, or gas gun in a manner that is disturbing, injuring, or in any way damaging to an archaeological resource, structure, site, artifact, or property.
See all Federal Regulations.
•May not possess a firearm while under the influence of intoxicating alcohol or a controlled substance.
•May carry a firearm in a vehicle if its use is for lawful protection of such person or another's person or property. Colorado law also allows a person to possess a handgun in a dwelling, place of business, or automobile. However, when you carry the weapon into your home, business, hotel room, etc. it must be in plain view.
•May carry a weapon in your vehicle. However it is unlawful for any person, except a person authorized by law or by the division, to possess or have under his control any firearm, other than a pistol or revolver, in or on any motor vehicle unless the chamber of such firearm is unloaded.
See all Colorado Statutes
•Only use cardboard targets, paper targets, manufactured metallic targets (metal targets specifically designed for firearms), manufactured thrown-type clay targets (clay pigeons), manufactured polymer ground-bouncing or self-healing firearm targets. Everything else is prohibited.
•Only use paintball or air soft guns more than 150 yards away from any residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site, or occupied area; not shooting across or on a National Forest System road, trail, body of water adjacent thereto, or in any manner or place whereby any person or property is exposed to injury or damage; and not shooting into or within a cave.
View all PNF Restrictions
• It shall be unlawful to openly carry, possess, discharge or use a firearm or archery
device on Jefferson County Open Space.
• It shall be unlawful to possess, discharge or use other devices that discharge a projectile including,
but not limited to, B-B guns, pellet guns, air guns, paintball guns, Airsoft-type guns and slingshots on Jefferson County Open Space.
Note: Sheriff Deputies may enforce any regulation, but Kelsey Creek NFSR 528G is NOT within a declared Jefferson County Open Space.
See all Jeffco Ordinances
•Treat every gun as if it is loaded.
•Never let the muzzle of a firearm point at anything you do not intend to shoot.
•Keep your finger off of the trigger until your sights are on the target and you are ready to shoot.
•Make sure of your target and what is beyond it confirming your backstop.
•Never handle firearms while under the influence of any intoxicant.
We are devoted to improving one of the most beautiful recreational sport shooting location in the nation. We care for the site, make improvements, and educate users about their responsibilities. We are an IRS approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit and registered charitable organization in the state of Colorado.
We meet the 1st Monday of every month except holiday Mondays. Please join us and help keep this mountain treasure open for all of us and future generations.
KEEP IT CLEAN KEEP IT OPEN
Your support will enable us to continue our clean up efforts, revitalize the area, and make improvements. Please consider volunteering and contributing to our cause with a donation. This is YOUR land. This is OUR land. Let's take care of it and give it some LOVE.
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Take US Hwy 285 South through Conifer. At traffic light in Pine Junction, turn left (South) on County Road 126. Go past NFSR 550 (Wellington Lake), then NFSR 528G is the next right at the bottom of the hill. Stop, read signs, and put on hearing & eye protection BEFORE entering.
Open during DAYLIGHT hours dawn till dusk and closed the 1st Monday of every month for maintenance, care, and improvements except holiday Mondays.
Friends of Kelsey Creek 528G a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
Headquarters in Morrison, Colorado
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