Arkansas Firing Range Reopens September 8
USA -(Ammoland.com)- After extensive renovations and an expansion to the range house, the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range near Mayflower will reopen to the public, Sept. 8, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is celebrating the reopening with a special treat for anyone who wants to shoot.
“During our grand reopening, we will have free hot dogs, chips and drinks while they last, beginning at noon,” said Grant Tomlin, assistant chief of education for the AGFC. “And, all fees associated with using the range will be waived until Sept. 18.”
Tomlin says the cookout and free shooting opportunities are a way to thank all of the range’s patrons who have patiently waited during the closure, which lasted much longer than anticipated.
According to Tomlin, much of the delay was the result of this year’s unusually wet spring and summer.
“It’s not that it rained all the time,” Tomlin said. “But, the rains were spaced out perfectly to keep us from working on many things. As soon as it was dry enough to do dirt work again, we’d get hit with a new storm that soaked the area …Read the Rest