Wilson Shoals Shooting Range

The Wilson Shoals Shooting Range is located on Wilson Shoals Wildlife Management Area in Banks County. Please note that Green Tip or armor piercing ammo is not allowed at the range.

The range recently underwent an extensive 11 month renovation process. Range improvements include:

  • Extended the length of the rifle range from 75 to 100 yards
  • Increased the width of the rifle range to accommodate 14 shooters
  • Added a 10 station, 25-yard pistol range
  • Added a classroom, office and storage building
  • Added 2 bathrooms with running water
  • Added a covered waiting pavilion for both the rifle and pistol range
  • Added additional parking

Please watch the required range safety video before heading out to your local range as they can have little to no cell reception. Follow the steps below to complete the required form.

  1. Visit GoOutdoorsGeorgia
  2. Go to License & Permits where you’ll be prompted to log in and select ‘Purchase Licenses’
  3. At the bottom of the page under the ‘Specialty’ section, select ‘Range Safety Video Certification’ and add to cart
  4. Check out
  5. Watch the video in its entirety and submit
  6. Select ‘Check Out Now’
  7. Process order
  8. Your completed certification will now be tied to your account


  • 25-yard Pistol Range
  • 100-yard Rifle Range
  • Classroom
  • Restrooms

Nearby Properties


From Gainesville: take Highway 365 North, 11 miles from exit 24. Turn right on Mud Creek Road, go 1 mile and turn left of Old Cornelia Highway. Go 0.1 miles and turn right on Yonah Road. Go 2.1 miles and turn left on Grant Mill Road. The range will be 1 mile on the right.