Williamson County Sheriff’s Office to open firing range for Deer Hunters Sight-in Day

(Source: Pexels/Alex Andrews)
(Source: Pexels/Alex Andrews)

MARION, Ill. (KBSI) – Deer Hunters Sight-in Day is Saturday, November 12 in Williamson County.

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Firing Range will be open to those who would like to sight in their hunting guns for the upcoming firearm deer season.

The range will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. It will be open rain or shine.

Hunters are invited to come and sight their firearms at the range that provides a safe and controlled environment for this activity.

It is equipped with a pavilion shelter, shooting benches and sand bags. Marked distances range from 25 yards to 200 yards.

Hunters can bring shotguns, muzzleloaders, rifles and pistols to the Range. The Sheriff’s Office will provide targets. Hunters may bring their own targets if they wish.

The physical address of the Range is 18567 Philadelphia Road, Marion, Ill.

Directions to the Williamson County Firearms Range: Route 13 east of Marion to Stilley’s Mill Road (Tru Bilt is on the north side of Route 13 at Stilley’s Mill Road.); turn north on Stilley’s Mill Road to Philadelphia Road; Turn east on Philadelphia Road and go to the dead end. You will see the Range signs at the first gate.

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