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All weapons at MWR Ranges must be registered with JBLM DES.

Shooting Sports

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All privately owned weapons must be registered on base before bringing them onto the installation. Please visit DES's weapons registration page to complete registration prior to visiting the ranges.

Range 15 - Rifle & Pistol
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Range 15 - Rifle & Pistol Range 

Do you enjoy shooting but have a hard time finding a relaxing, safe and legal place to let a few fly? Check out Range 15, a safe and fun place to spend time perfecting your marksmanship, teach a youngster the finer points of the sport or just spend an afternoon plinking away. 

Pistol shooters can take advantage of our 10- and 20-yard berms, while rifle shooters can shoot at targets all the way out to 300 yards. All shooters are invited to try action targets, which are available upon request starting at 100 yards. 

Along with the shooting line, there's an onsite shop, where you can pick up cleaning supplies, ammunition or a soda and chips.

Gun caliber restriction: Magnum rifle calibers are no longer authorized/allowed on Range 15.

The cost is $10 for DOD ID cardholders and $13 for non-DOD ID cardholders (guests).
75¢ fee to change from rifle to pistol or vice versa (applies if new target).
Specialty targets and various goods available: Price as marked.

Gun rentals are not available at this range.

Rules

Shotgun Shooting Complex
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Unit shoots available on request on Fridays. Retail store & firearms transfers: Thu.–Sun. 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

JBLM's Shotgun Shooting Complex offers six skeet fields, four trap fields with duck tower, five stand and wobble skeet, as well as monthly sporting clay competitions and skeet competitions.

The Scouts Out Gate (with access to the Skeet Range & ATV Park) has closed permanently. Closure of the gate will not affect the Skeet Range or ATV Park operations. You may park outside the Scouts Out gate and walk the short distance to the Skeet Range and ATV Park.

Click here for prices 12 or 20 Gauge Shotgun rental available for $10

Cost of ammo varies

Rules

Paintball

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JBLM Paintball facebook or for more specific information and reservations call 253-912-8000.

Paintball is one of the most exciting activities you can experience and is a great way to exercise, socialize and depressurize. Located on Lewis North, this contractor-run paintball field has four different playing areas with plenty of opportunities to make your mark. Play the village and move in for some close-quarters action, storm the bunkers on the hill, live through the suspense of moving through the woods while seeking the opposition or check out the fast-paced world of speedball in the 20,000-square-foot arena. 

Play & Reservations

  • Walk-on play is offered every weekend; no reservation required. 
  • Private-party group reservations are available all week (Closed Tuesday), and call to secure reservation with a deposit.
  • Free Unit paintball is available through the Warrior Adventure Quest program

Rates

  • Field fee: $20 with own gear
  • Field fee: $25 with rental equipment (paintball maker, one HPA tank, barrel sock and basic mask)

Field fees include unlimited air refills on ONE tank per person. For an additional $30 you get: Etha2 electric maker, electric hopper, pod pack, barrel sock and thermal lens goggles. Limited number of upgrades available.

Paint Prices

  • Bag of 500 Field grade - $20
  • Case of Field grade - $68
  • Case of Tourny grade - $75

JBLM Paintball is required to have field paint only at the facility. NO outside paint is allowed. Prices may vary based on quantity and brand.

Participants must be at least 10 years of age to play. Waiver.

Non-DOD: To access the base you will need to obtain a pass at the main gate Visitor Control Center (I-5, exit 120). You will need to have a valid license, registration and proof of insurance for your vehicle. A military sponsor is required. Due to new regulations, non-DOD persons seeking access will need an ID that meets REAL ID requirements.

FFL Transfers

Currently FFL transfers are by appointment only. Call +1(253)967-7056.

FFL Firearms Transfer Form: email completed form to usarmy.jblm.imcom.list.dfmwr-skeet-and-trap-range@mail.mil. Questions? Call: +1(253)967-7056.

Washington state laws regarding the transfer of firearms have significantly changed. 
The JBLM Outdoor Recreation Program is a federally licensed dealer but can no longer directly process NICS checks for handguns and semiautomatic assault rifles. Instead, ODR will submit NICS check requests to the county in which patrons reside. With this new law, you should expect a response on or about 10 days from the date your request is received (if your transaction is placed on a 30-day hold, your response will be delayed to on or about the 30th day). Further, the above additional background checks are now required on transfers of semiautomatic assault rifles, frames and receivers. Additionally, for transfers on semiautomatic rifles, proof of a safety course is now required.

JBLM weapons registration video

Archery Range

There is a free archery range next to the Shotgun Shooting Complex available for use by DoD ID cardholders. For more information call 253-967-7056. Location

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FreedomFest

Celebrate Independence Day early with us! Open to the public!*

Jun 29 11 am
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Kids Climbing Day Camp

Jul 1 4 pm - 6 pm
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Holiday Hours

Jul 4
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DONSA hours

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Eagle's Pride Bird Walk

Jul 18 8 am - 12 pm
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Mount Baker Summit

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Sporting Clays

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Job Fair

No base access required. Bring your resume and transcripts or applicable certifications. On-the-spot interviews! Selections made the same day!

Aug 6 8 am - 2 pm