Logan CA Shooting Range renovations

 Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 10:55 am

The unstaffed shooting range located on the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) William R. Logan Conservation Area will close Monday, Dec. 3 to perform upgrades and safety enhancements. The conservation area is off State Highway E northeast of the town of Silex. Completion of the work will be dependent on weather, but the range is expected to reopen by spring of 2013. The rest of the conservation area will remain open to the public.

Safety renovations to the range will include re-facing the main backstop to prevent erosion and reduce the potential for ricochets, and the addition of a side berm between the range and adjacent road. A number of conveniences will be added as well, like eight new shooting benches, ADA-accessible parking and sidewalks, and the inclusion of a 25 yard backstop for handguns. The grounds in the area will also be re-graded to decrease standing water after rain.

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